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3M Co (NYSE:MMM)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-2,708 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

3M Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-702 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-2,708 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 Sep. 2016 ($-670 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-664 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2016 ($-664 Mil) to Mar. 2017 ($-702 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 Mar. 2017 was -672 (Jun. 2016 ) + -670 (Sep. 2016 ) + -664 (Dec. 2016 ) + -702 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-2,708 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

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends -544-652-646-635-628-672-672-670-664-702
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