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)
3.8%$5.8805/21/20201916-13.4%5 ESG Stocks to Buy for Conscientious Investment Gains
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.5%$1.4407/14/202019267.1%5 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday: ATVI, SHOP, CHGG, ABT, ABBV
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
3.2%$1.1205/19/20201973-34.1%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2%$5.3606/30/2020195416.3%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Weyerhaeuser, Western Digital and Air Products & Chemicals
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.7%$1.4405/19/20201927-15%The 7 Best Dividend-Paying Stocks for Cautious Investors
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
6.9%$2.0807/09/20201984-22.9%3 Entertainment Stocks to Buy Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$2.3005/22/20201984-11.4%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.5%$3.6406/11/20201974-13.7%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.2%$3.1606/08/20201926-5.4%5 Stocks to Buy For Big Gains On CARES Act Stimulus
Brown-Forman Brown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.1%$0.7006/05/20201960-4.1%7 of the Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Right Now
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.9%$1.9406/30/20201983-2.4%5 Cheap Dividend Stocks To Buy For Healthy Yields and Huge Upside
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
6.1%$5.1605/18/20201912-29.3%4 California Stocks to Keep On Hold Until Post-Coronavirus
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.4%$3.1206/18/20201902-17.5%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AbbVie, Chubb and Applied Materials
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.4%$2.4006/16/20201954-33%5 Elephant-Sized Companies Warren Buffett Could Buy
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$2.5511/07/20191984-0.8%Cintas Earnings: CTAS Stock Drops 1% Despite Q3 Beat
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
1.9%$4.4407/28/2020196849.6%Clorox Stock Should Remain on Investors’ List of Stocks to Buy
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.6%$1.6406/12/20201893-18.4%The 7 Best Dividend-Paying Stocks for Cautious Investors
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.4%$1.7607/17/202018957%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.2%$3.0605/12/20201885-19.9%7 Utilities Stocks to Buy With Reassuring Dividends
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.1%$1.9605/28/20201947-17.4%The 5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Today
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
0.9%$1.8806/15/202019364%Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isn’t Going Away
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$2.0005/14/20201947-21.6%Stock Market Today: Nowhere to Hide; Cruise Stock Bottom?
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
8.2%$3.4805/12/20201882-38.9%The Top Reasons It’s Best to Avoid Exxon Mobil Stock for Now
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
5.1%$1.0807/14/20201981-18.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Juniper Networks, Lennar and Franklin Resources
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.7%$3.1606/04/20201948-19.4%5 Great Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.9%$0.9307/10/202019286.8%10 Stocks With Little or No Debt to Own for the Next 50 Years 
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.5%$4.2806/29/20201933-3.1%7 American Manufacturing Stocks to Buy Before Recovery
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$4.0405/22/20201944-2.4%4 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Watch for the Rest of 2020
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$4.2806/04/202019354.1%7 of the Best Texas Stocks to Buy Now
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
4.6%$1.6006/12/20201939-31.3%7 Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Before Black Friday
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$2.2007/21/2020196114.8%Lowe’s Stock Is Riding a Coronavirus-Fueled Home Improvement Wave
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.3%$2.4807/02/202019259.5%4 Top Stock Trades for Friday: SQ, INO, MKC, SRNE
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.7%$5.0005/29/20201976-6.4%5 ESG Stocks to Buy for Conscientious Investment Gains
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.6%$2.3206/25/20201977-20%10 Buy-and-Hold Stocks to Own Forever
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
4%$1.6106/29/20201973-28.1%3 Infrastructure Stocks That Will Benefit From Trump’s Proposal
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
3%$4.0906/04/20201952-1.6%7 Stocks to Buy That Save You Money
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.9%$2.0405/08/20201899-19.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and PPG Industries
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.6%$3.1604/23/20201891-0.8%7 International Stocks to Buy as the World Economy Restarts
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2%$2.7606/01/20201877-15.6%7 Simple Ways for Young Investors to Invest Their First $1,000 
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.4%$1.8007/01/20201970-38.8%It May Take Awhile, But Sysco Will Overcome Its Problems
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.8%$3.6006/12/202019864.5%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Increasing Their Dividends in 2020
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
2.3%$2.7208/18/20201965-7.3%An Essential Trade on Target, an Essential Business
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
4.3%$1.3206/12/20201885-31.8%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4%$2.7606/15/20201987-41.8%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3.2%$1.9206/09/20201941-39.1%10 Stocks to Buy for Your Income-Generating Portfolio
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.9%$5.7605/08/20201965-8.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: W W Grainger, AES and Weyerhaeuser
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
1.7%$2.1608/13/2020197310%With New Subscription Service Rollout, It’s Time to Take Walmart Seriously
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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