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3M Co (NYSE:MMM) Current Ratio

: 1.42 (As of Mar. 2023)
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The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets divides by its Total Current Liabilities. 3M Co's current ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was 1.42.

3M Co has a current ratio of 1.42. It generally indicates good short-term financial strength.

The historical rank and industry rank for 3M Co's Current Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

MMM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19   Med: 1.73   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.42

During the past 13 years, 3M Co's highest Current Ratio was 2.64. The lowest was 1.19. And the median was 1.73.

MMM's Current Ratio is ranked worse than
57.62% of 512 companies
in the Conglomerates industry
Industry Median: 1.58 vs MMM: 1.42

3M Co Current Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for 3M Co's Current Ratio 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.

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3M Co Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Current Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.89 1.41 1.89 1.70 1.54

3M Co Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Current Ratio 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 1.58 1.47 1.56 1.54 1.42

Competitive Comparison

For the Conglomerates subindustry, 3M Co's Current Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Current Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

3M Co Current Ratio Distribution

For the Conglomerates industry and Industrials sector, 3M Co's Current Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where 3M Co's Current Ratio falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Current Ratio's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



3M Co Current Ratio Calculation

The current ratio is mainly used to give an idea of the company's ability to pay back its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets.

3M Co's Current Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Current Ratio (A: Dec. 2022 )=Total Current Assets (A: Dec. 2022 )/Total Current Liabilities (A: Dec. 2022 )
=14688/9523
=1.54

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

Current Ratio (Q: Mar. 2023 )=Total Current Assets (Q: Mar. 2023 )/Total Current Liabilities (Q: Mar. 2023 )
=14963/10556
=1.42

* 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.


3M Co  (NYSE:MMM) Current Ratio Explanation

The current ratio can give a sense of the efficiency of a company's operating cycle or its ability to turn its product into cash. Companies that have trouble getting paid on their receivables or have long inventory turnover can run into liquidity problems because they are unable to alleviate their obligations. Because business operations differ in each industry, it is always more useful to compare companies within the same industry.

Acceptable current ratios vary from industry to industry and are generally between 1 and 3 for healthy businesses.

The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations. A ratio under 1 suggests that the company would be unable to pay off its obligations if they came due at that point. While this shows the company is not in good financial health, it does not necessarily mean that it will go bankrupt - as there are many ways to access financing - but it is definitely not a good sign.

If all other things were equal, a creditor, who is expecting to be paid in the next 12 months, would consider a high current ratio to be better than a low current ratio, because a high current ratio means that the company is more likely to meet its liabilities which fall due in the next 12 months.


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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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