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)
2.5%$5.4402/15/20181916-7.5%7 Companies With Great Stocks AND Great Businesses
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.9%$1.1204/12/201819263.7%Abbott Laboratories Stock Slips Despite Earnings Beat
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.0402/20/20181973-48.4%5 Notable Dividend Stocks Boost Payouts, Including Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$4.4003/29/201819541.3%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.9%$1.3402/16/2018192713.5%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
5.8%$2.0004/09/20181984-10.8%AT&T 5G Revolution: What Is “Fake” or Pseudo 5G?
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.9402/23/20181984-2.3%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.7606/07/20181974-0.3%Automatic Data Processing Leads 5 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.3%$3.0003/08/201819268.8%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
Bemis Company Bemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.8%$1.2402/16/20181922-6.8%10 Dividend Paying Companies Working Tirelessly For Their Investors
Brown-Forman Brown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.1%$0.5809/06/20171960-20.6%Nike Inc Leads 5 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3%$1.8503/29/201819831.3%Metrics for Earnings Visibility Make Cardinal Health (CAH) a Sell
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.7%$4.4802/15/20181912-2.3%The Recent Gusher In Big Oil Is Starting to Run Dry
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.1%$2.8403/28/20181902-5.8%7 Hot Stocks to Buy That Ditched the NRA
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.8%$2.1203/20/201819540.4%7 Retirement Stocks That Offer More Than Dividends
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.9%$1.6211/09/2017198411.1%Invest in These Top 4 GARP Stocks Now
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.3%$3.8404/24/20181968-22.8%5 Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Dividends More Than 10% in 2018
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.6%$1.5603/14/20181893-4.7%10 Smart Money Stocks to Follow Through Any Selloff
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.5%$1.6804/19/20181895-10.5%5 ‘Name Brand’ Stocks Getting Marked Down
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$2.8605/15/20181885-8.7%10 Dividend Aristocrats You Never Have to Worry About
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2%$1.8802/27/20181947-4.9%5 Dividend Growth Stocks Powered by Unstoppable Megatrends
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.6403/19/2018193610.7%The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for April
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.8%$1.9402/15/201819470.7%Automatic Data Processing Leads 7 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.9%$3.0802/09/20181882-5.5%My 7 Must-Own Stocks to Build Up Your Retirement
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2.7%$0.9203/28/20181981-21.4%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.3%$2.8803/08/20181948-7.6%AutoZone, Inc. Stock Is a Buy — If You Trust the Industry
HCP HCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.8%$1.4802/14/20181985-16.1%The 10 Best Stocks for Your 401k
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.1%$0.7504/13/20181928-2.6%Hormel Foods Corporation Is a Strong Buy Thanks to the Tax Plan
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$3.1203/28/20181933-5.1%Illinois Tool Works Inc.’s Prospects Are Bright: Is It Time to Buy ITW Stock?
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$3.3602/26/20181944-9.3%5 Top Stock Trades for Monday Morning
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
4%$4.0003/08/20181935-17.1%5 ‘Name Brand’ Stocks Getting Marked Down
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.4%$1.4403/14/20181939-10.1%7 Stocks to Buy for Big May Dividend Hikes
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2%$1.6404/24/20181961-10%10 Smart Money Stocks to Follow Through Any Selloff
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$2.0804/06/201819251.3%7 Retirement Stocks for the Coming Correction
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.5%$4.0402/28/20181976-7.8%Free McDonald’s Fries for Apple Pay Users on April 20 & 27
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.3%$1.8403/22/20181977-1.1%Tandem Diabetes Care Inc Is Up 194% — And It’s Not Done Yet
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
3.1%$3.2203/01/20181952-14.5%5 ‘Name Brand’ Stocks Getting Marked Down
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.7%$1.8005/09/20181899-6.8%3 Growth-Driven Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.9%$2.8704/19/20181891-19.7%Procter & Gamble Co Stock Continues to Struggle Despite Earnings Beat
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$3.4405/17/20181979-4.3%The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.5206/05/20181877-15%Why Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Stock Is Sinking Today
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.4%$1.4404/05/201819700.7%5 Broker-Friendly Stocks to Beat Market Blues
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.6%$2.8003/14/201819863.3%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
3.5%$2.4805/15/201819657.8%10 Retirement Stocks That You Should Already Own
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.2%$1.0003/14/20181885-1.3%5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield at Least 5% (T, LSI, BX, EOS, APU)
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.4%$2.6603/23/20181987-20.3%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.4%$1.8403/08/201819414.7%7 Retail Stocks That Will Rise From the Ashes
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$5.1202/09/2018196522.1%W W Grainger Inc Stock Jumps on Strong Q1 Earnings
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.4%$2.0805/10/20181973-11.9%Walmart Dress Code to Get a Lot More Flexible
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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