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3M Co (NYSE:MMM) Total Inventories

: $5,306 Mil (As of Mar. 2023)
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3M Co's total inventories for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was $5,306 Mil. 3M Co's average total inventories from the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 to the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was $5,339 Mil.

In Ben Graham's calculation of Net-Net Working Capital, inventory is only considered worth half of its book value. 3M Co's Net-Net Working Capital per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was $-38.95.

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. 3M Co's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was 105.61.

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. 3M Co's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was 0.86.

Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue. 3M Co's Inventory-to-Revenue for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was 0.66.


3M Co Total Inventories Historical Data

The historical data trend for 3M Co's Total Inventories can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

3M Co Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Total Inventories
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4,366.00 4,134.00 4,239.00 4,985.00 5,372.00

3M Co Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Total Inventories Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5,290.00 5,645.00 5,615.00 5,372.00 5,306.00

3M Co Total Inventories Calculation

Total Inventories includes the raw materials, work-in-process goods and completely finished goods of a company. It is a portion of a company's current assets.


3M Co  (NYSE:MMM) Total Inventories Explanation

Inventory control is an important part of business operation. If a company does not have enough inventory, it may not be able to meet customers' required delivery time. If it has too much inventory, the cost of holding the inventory can be high.

1. In Ben Graham's calculation of Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), inventory is only considered worth half of its book value.

3M Co's Net-Net Working Capital Per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 is

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share (Q: Mar. 2023 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(3969+0.75 * 4638+0.5 * 5306-31535
-0-53)/551.672
=-38.95

2. Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory.

3M Co's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Average Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2023 )/Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Mar. 2023 )*Days in Period
=5339/4613*365 / 4
=105.61

3. Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year.

3M Co's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover=Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Mar. 2023 ) / Average Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2023 )
=4613 / 5339
=0.86

4. Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue.

3M Co's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Inventory-to-Revenue=Average Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2023 )
=5339 / 8031
=0.66

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Manufacturers with durable competitive advantages have the advantage that the products they sell do not change, and therefore will never become obsolete. Buffett likes this advantage.

When identifying manufacturers with durable competitive advantage, look for inventory and net earnings that rise correspondingly. This indicates that the company is finding profitable ways to increase sales which called for an increase in inventory.

Manufacturers with inventories that spike up and down are indicative of competitive industries subject to boom and bust.


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3M Co (NYSE:MMM) Business Description

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Address
3M Center, St. Paul, MN, USA, 55144
3M is a multinational conglomerate that has operated since 1902, when it was known as Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing. The company is well known for its research and development laboratory and it leverages its science and technology across multiple product categories. As of 2020, 3M is organized into four business segments: safety and industrial, transportation and electronics, healthcare, and consumer. Nearly 50% of the company's revenue comes from outside the Americas, with the safety and industrial segment constituting a plurality of net sales. Many of the company's 60,000-plus products touch and concern a variety of consumers and end markets.
Executives
Suzan Kereere director 255 FISERV DRIVE, BROOKFIELD WI 53045
Kevin H Rhodes officer: EVP & Chief Legal Officer 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220-09-E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Peter D Gibbons officer: Group President 2401 UTAH AVENUE SOUTH, SUITE 800, SEATTLE WA 98134
Chavez Rodriguez Beatriz Karina officer: Senior Vice President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER BLDG 220-09-E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Mark W. Murphy officer: Executive Vice President ONE ST. JUDE MEDICAL DRIVE, ST. PAUL MN 55117
Zoe L Dickson officer: Executive Vice President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220 09 E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
James R Fitterling director 2211 H.H. DOW WAY, MIDLAND MI 48674
Jeffrey R Lavers officer: Executive Vice President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220 09 E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Veena M Lakkundi officer: Senior Vice President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220 09 E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Monish D Patolawala officer: Senior VP and CFO 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220 09 E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Vinita Lee Piper other: IVM001 712 WILCREST, SUITE 3020, HOUSTON TX 77042
Pamela Craig director C/O ACCENTURE, 161 N CLARK STREET, CHICAGO IL 60601
Ty R Silberhorn officer: Senior Vice President 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST PAUL MN 55144-1000
Theresa E Reinseth officer: Vice President/CAO 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST PAUL MN 55144-1000
Denise R Rutherford officer: Senior Vice President 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST PAUL MN 55144-1000

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