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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -66.67%1.07%$139.13 - $146.84 $ 160.612%50000
Bill Nygren 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.8%$132.39 - $145.32 $ 160.614%0
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Reduce -25%0.08%$132.39 - $145.32 $ 160.614%12000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$132.39 - $145.32 $ 160.614%0
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy0.04%$132.39 - $145.32 $ 160.614%39286
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.05%$123.9 - $140.25 $ 160.621%23444
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$123.9 - $140.25 $ 160.621%0
Brian Rogers 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.1%$117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1%$117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 154.63%0.01%$117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%20090
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 Reduce -48.72%0.01%$117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%38361
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out $117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%0
Ken Fisher 2013-12-31 Add 26.48%$117.16 - $139.42 $ 160.626%2971
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.00
MMM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. MMM: 22.00 )
MMM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.3   Max: 28.32
Current: 22

9.3
28.32
P/B 6.40
MMM's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. MMM: 6.40 )
MMM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 8.51
Current: 6.4

2.97
8.51
P/S 3.40
MMM's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MMM: 3.40 )
MMM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.73
Current: 3.4

1.23
3.73
PFCF 22.00
MMM's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 41.27 vs. MMM: 22.00 )
MMM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.43   Max: 27.23
Current: 22

10.43
27.23
EV-to-EBIT 15.25
MMM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. MMM: 15.25 )
MMM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7   Max: 18.8
Current: 15.25

7
18.8
PEG 2.78
MMM's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MMM: 2.78 )
MMM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 118.21
Current: 2.78

0.84
118.21
Shiller P/E 26.00
MMM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 68.79 vs. MMM: 26.00 )
MMM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.96   Max: 37
Current: 26

8.96
37
Current Ratio 1.65
MMM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. MMM: 1.65 )
MMM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.65

1.19
2.6
Quick Ratio 1.13
MMM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. MMM: 1.13 )
MMM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.13

0.81
2.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.10
MMM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MMM: 2.10 )
MMM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 4.81
Current: 2.1

1.54
4.81
Dividend Payout 0.44
MMM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. MMM: 0.44 )
MMM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.44

0.24
1.25
Dividend growth (3y) 6.50
MMM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MMM: 6.50 )
MMM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 11.7
Current: 6.5

2.9
11.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
MMM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MMM: 2.90 )
MMM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 6.35
Current: 2.9

2.03
6.35
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
MMM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. MMM: 1.50 )
MMM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.3   Max: -0.8
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.82
MMM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. MMM: 13.82 )
MMM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 14.6
Current: 13.82

3.17
14.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.69
MMM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. MMM: 1.69 )
MMM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.69

0.79
2.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
MMM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MMM: 1.35 )
MMM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.35

0.58
1.49
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.29
MMM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MMM: 3.29 )
MMM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 5.78
Current: 3.29

0.9
5.78
Price/Graham Number 3.58
MMM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. MMM: 3.58 )
MMM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 3.94
Current: 3.58

1.81
3.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
MMM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2035 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MMM: 6.60 )
MMM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 14.3
Current: 6.6

5.3
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.27
MMM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. MMM: 10.27 )
MMM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 20.6
Current: 10.27

5.1
20.6

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, ARG, AP, EMR, SBGSY » details
Traded in other countries:MMM.Switzerland, MMM.Germany, 0QNY.UK, MMMC34.Brazil, MMM.Mexico, MMM.Argentina, MMM.Chile,
3M Co was incorporated in 1929 under the laws of the State of Delaware to continue operations begun in 1902. The Company is a diversified technology company. Its products involve expertise in product development, manufacturing and marketing. Its segments involve Safety and Graphics; Electronics and Energy; Health Care; and Consumer. The Company's industrial segment serves various markets, such as automotive original equipment manufacturer and automotive aftermarket, electronics, appliance, paper and printing, packaging, food and beverage, and construction. Industrial products include tapes, a wide variety of coated, non-woven and bonded abrasives, adhesives, advanced ceramics, sealants, specialty materials, 3M Purification Inc., closure systems for personal hygiene products, acoustic systems products, and components and products that are used in the manufacture, repair and maintenance of automotive, marine, aircraft and specialty vehicles. Major industrial products include vinyl, polyester, foil and specialty industrial tapes and adhesives; Scotch(r) Masking Tape, Scotch (r) Filament Tape and Scotch(r) Packaging Tape; packaging equipment; 3M(tm), VHB(tm) Bonding Tapes; conductive, low surface energy, sealants, hot melt, spray and structural adhesives; reclosable fasteners; label materials for durable goods; and coated, nonwoven and microstructured surface finishing and grinding abrasives for the industrial market. The Electronics and Energy segment serves customers in electronics and energy markets, including solutions for, high-performance electronic devices, telecommunications networks, electrical products, power generation and distribution, and infrastructure protection. The Health Care segment serves markets that include medical clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems, and food manufacturing and testing. Products and services provided to these and other markets include medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, inhalation and transdermal drug delivery systems, dental and orthodontic products, health information systems, and food safety products. The Consumer segment serves markets that include consumer retail, office retail, home improvement, building maintenance and other markets. Products in this segment include office supply products, stationery products, construction and home improvement products, home care products, protective material products, certain consumer retail personal safety products, and consumer health care products. The Company has made, and plans to continue making, necessary expenditures for compliance with applicable laws.
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