High-growth momentum stocks are nice, but many investors these days are more interested in stability and dependable dividends. If you’re an income-oriented investor, this list of Dependable Dividend Stocks is for you.

Some of these stocks may be boring, some of the yields may not be thrilling and some may not have impressive earnings growth in their future. But all of these Dependable Dividend Stocks are rock-solid when it comes to preserving capital and making regular dividend  payments. Check out the list below and sort by company, yield or dividend history.

COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS
3M 3M
(NYE:MMM)
2.8%$5.4411/21/20181916-17.3%5 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday: Tesla, Boeing, AT&T Earnings Preview
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.8%$1.2801/14/2019192622.8%5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.0411/20/20181973-49.3%Aflac (AFL) Stock Surges on Japan Post Investment
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.8%$4.4012/31/20181954-5.7%10 Boring Stocks to Buy for Red-Hot Returns
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.1%$1.3411/21/201819276.9%5 Must-Have Stocks for Historically Weak September
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
6.9%$2.0401/09/20191984-23.5%AT&T 5G Launches Dec. 21 in These 12 Cities
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.2%$2.1011/23/2018198410%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$3.1612/13/2018197410.9%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.4%$3.0812/07/201819264.3%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Bemis Company Bemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.2411/14/20181922-3.8%10 Dividend Paying Companies Working Tirelessly For Their Investors
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
4%$1.9112/31/20181983-23.2%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy for the Long Term
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.4811/15/20181912-12.3%5 Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.9212/20/20181902-13.9%3 Inflation-Proof Stocks to Buy as Interest Rates Rise
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.8%$2.1212/18/201819542.1%5 Dividend Stocks With 50-Plus Years of Annual Dividend Hikes
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$2.0511/08/201819846.9%CTAS is Still Oversold
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.8401/22/201919684.5%Don’t Buy the Headlines or Clorox Stock at All Right Now
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.5611/29/201818935.3%This Definitely Is Not the Time to Start Buying KO Stock
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.7%$1.6810/18/20181895-17.2%It’s Too Late to Sell Alphabet Stock Now
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.6%$2.8611/13/20181885-5.6%3 Utility Stocks to Power Up Your Portfolio
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.6%$1.9211/29/20181947-26.8%10 Dividend Stocks That Will Double Your Money
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.8412/17/2018193611%Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isn’t Going Away
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.4%$1.9611/15/20181947-16.1%EMR’s Prior $66 Support Could be New Resistance
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
4.6%$3.2811/09/20181882-13.9%7 Death Cross Stocks to Ditch Now
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
3.5%$1.0412/28/20181981-30.9%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3%$2.8812/06/201819481.3%The Massive Growth in AAP Stock Could Stall Out
HCP HCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.2%$1.4811/02/201819859.5%The 10 Best Stocks for Your 401k
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.9%$0.8401/11/2019192818.9%8 Safe Stocks to Buy as Wall Street Goes Defensive
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
3.1%$4.0012/28/20181933-23.8%10 Blue-Chip Stocks That Will Lose You Money
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$3.6011/26/20181944-6.7%Johnson & Johnson’s Cover-Up May Cost Them More Than Their Crime
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.5%$4.0012/06/20181935-6%Kotex Tampon Recall 2018: See Which Products Are Affected
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
4.2%$1.5212/13/20181939-23.5%7 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for 2019
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2.1%$1.9201/22/20191961-1.6%7 Death Cross Stocks to Ditch Now
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.6%$2.2812/28/2018192542.9%7 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Trading Within 10% of an All-Time High
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.6%$4.6411/30/201819764.4%10 Stocks Defying the Market Selloff, Including Cronos
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.2%$2.0012/27/2018197713.9%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.9%$1.6012/28/20181973-13.5%The 7 Best Companies With Large Stock Buybacks
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
3.3%$3.7112/06/20181952-6.7%3 High-Quality Stocks Goldman Sachs Recommends for 2019
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
2%$1.9211/08/20181899-17.2%3 Stocks to Buy With the Return of the Oil Crash
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.8710/18/201818910.7%Proctor & Gamble Stock Is Out Over Its Skis As Investors Got Defensive
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$3.4411/15/20181979-6.4%The 9 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.2%$2.6411/29/20181877-29.1%Trade of the Day: Stanley Black & Decker Offers a High-Probability Short
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.4%$1.5601/03/201919705.4%Sysco Stock Slides Lower on Q1 Earnings Miss
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.1%$2.8012/13/20181986-13.5%5 Companies Making Giant Buybacks
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
3.9%$2.5611/20/201819650.1%Target, Funko Team Up on Target Bullseye Dog Funko Pop
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
1.9%$1.0412/13/2018188516.6%5 Value Stocks With Enticing EV/EBITDA Ratios to Own Now
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.2%$2.7012/18/20181987-13.7%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.8%$2.0412/07/20181941-0.3%5 Must-See Stock Trades for Monday
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.9%$5.4411/08/2018196519.7%7 Amazon-Proof Stocks to Consider Adding to Your Portfolio
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.3%$2.0812/06/20181973-7.8%Walmart Stock Remains Boring Even As Online Sales Growth Excites
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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