Dividend Paying Stocks

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)
2.9%$5.9205/20/2021191614.6%7 Blue-Chip Stocks Looking Better Than Ever
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.6%$1.8007/14/202119260.9%What Will the Stock Market Do Today? 3 Big Stories to Watch.
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.3205/18/2021197325.3%7 Best Long-Term Dividend Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolio
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2%$6.0006/30/2021195410.4%The 10 Most Talked About Stocks on Reddit WallStreetBets
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.3%$1.4805/18/2021192728.6%2 Agriculture Stocks to Bet on Rising Commodity Prices
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
7.2%$2.0804/08/202119841.7%AT&T Is Not an Obvious Place for Smart Money
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.5%$2.5005/21/202119846.2%7 Value Stocks That Will Reward Investors Who Have Some Patience
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
1.9%$3.7206/10/2021197412.8%7 Dividend-Paying Growth Stocks To Buy for the Best Of Both Worlds
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.4%$3.3206/08/20211926-3.6%3 Top Blue-Chip Healthcare Stocks With Healthy Dividends
Brown-Forman Brown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
0.9%$0.7206/07/20211960-4.9%7 Alcohol Stocks To Buy for St. Patrick’s Day
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.4%$1.9606/30/202119839%9 Great Dividend Stocks with 3%+ Yields
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
5%$5.3605/18/2021191230.3%9 High-Yield Stocks With Little Risk of a Dividend Cut
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$3.2006/17/202119029.4%7 Dividend Aristocrats That Will Outlive Us All
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.1%$2.5206/16/2021195439.9%3 Dividend Kings to Bank on
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.8%$3.0005/13/202119841.3%7 Overvalued Blue-Chip Stocks That Are Not Tech Stocks
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.7%$4.6407/27/20211968-14.1%This Company Just Had a Huge IPO… Why The Stock Has Big Long-Term Potential
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.6806/14/202118931.1%7 Best Stocks for Upcoming Grads to Buy and Hold Forever
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.8007/20/20211895-2.7%7 Consumer Staples Stocks to Help Navigate the Uncertainty
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4%$3.1005/18/202118858.3%3 Top Retirement Stocks For Reliable Dividends
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.3%$1.9805/27/2021194719.9%The 5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Today
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
0.9%$1.9206/14/20211936-0.6%4 Cleaning Stocks to Watch as Coronavirus Precautions Are Here to Stay
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.1%$2.0205/13/2021194722.5%7 Manufacturing Stocks That Will Help You Build a Better Portfolio
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
5.6%$3.4805/12/2021188255.1%XOM Stock: Will Exxon Raise Its Dividend in 2021?
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
3.3%$1.1206/29/2021198137.6%7 Top Dividend Stocks Trading at a Discount Worth Snapping Up
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$3.2606/03/2021194826.6%10 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks for Your Reliability Short List
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
2%$0.9807/09/202119284.5%7 Fair Trade Stocks to Buy If You Want to #BuildBackFairer
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$4.5606/29/2021193314%7 Dividend Stocks With 50 Years of Dividend Increases
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.4%$4.0402/22/202119444.5%Anti-Meme Stocks: 7 Value Stock Picks for Common Sense Investors
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.5%$4.5606/03/20211935-4.1%7 of the Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks for Your Portfolio
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.2%$1.6806/14/2021193917.8%10 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks for Your Reliability Short List
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$3.2007/20/2021196116.9%Home Depot vs Lowe’s: Which Home Improvement Stock Should You Buy?
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.5%$1.3604/09/20211925-6.8%10 Best Stocks to Buy That Will Get You Through the Day
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.2%$5.1605/28/202119769.9%Anti-Meme Stocks: 7 Value Stock Picks for Common Sense Investors
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$2.5206/24/202119776.8%4 AI Healthcare Stocks Transforming the Medical Industry
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
1.6%$1.6206/29/2021197392.5%10 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks for Your Reliability Short List
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
2.9%$4.3006/03/202119520.2%4 Dividend Stocks to Buy as Uncertainty Looms
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.2%$2.1605/07/2021189922.2%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and PPG Industries
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.6%$3.4804/22/20211891-3.2%7 Best Stocks To Buy To Hedge Against A Potential Downturn
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.8%$2.2005/20/20211979-63%3 Dividend Aristocrats Increasing Their Payouts
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.4%$2.8006/07/2021187713.5%7 Simple Ways for Young Investors to Invest Their First $1,000 
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.4%$1.8807/01/202119707%7 Dividend Aristocrats That Will Outlive Us All
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.2%$4.3206/14/2021198629.3%10 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks for Your Reliability Short List
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
1.5%$3.6008/17/2021196531.5%Market Update: Why Are Stocks Down Today?
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.9%$1.3806/14/2021188535.1%7 Utility Stocks to Consider as Safe-Haven Investments
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4%$2.8006/15/202119877.7%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.4%$1.9606/09/20211941-4.3%7 Dividend Stocks to Avoid in Your Retirement Portfolio
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.4%$6.4805/07/2021196512.1%3 Dividend Aristocrats Increasing Their Payouts
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
1.6%$2.2008/12/20211973-2.9%7 Stocks to Buy on California’s Overturned Assault Weapons Ban
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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