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3M Co (NYSE:MMM)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-2,678 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

3M Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-664 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-2,678 Mil.

Note: A negative number here means the payment of dividends. When pays more dividends, the absolute value gets bigger.

3M Co's quarterly payment of dividends declined from Jun. 2016 ($-672 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($-670 Mil) and declined from Sep. 2016 ($-670 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-664 Mil).

3M Co's annual payment of dividends increased from Dec. 2014 ($-2,216 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($-2,561 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($-2,561 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-2,678 Mil).


Definition

Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

3M Co Cash Flow for Dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -672 (Mar. 2016 ) + -672 (Jun. 2016 ) + -670 (Sep. 2016 ) + -664 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-2,678 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

3M Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends -1,380-1,398-1,431-1,500-1,555-1,635-1,730-2,216-2,561-2,678

3M Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Dividends -550-544-652-646-635-628-672-672-670-664
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