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3M Co (MMM) Interest Coverage : 3.93 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is 3M Co Interest Coverage?

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income by its Interest Expense. 3M Co's Operating Income for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $1,512 Mil. 3M Co's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $-385 Mil. 3M Co's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 3.93. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

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


MMM's Interest Coverage is not ranked *
in the Conglomerates industry.
Industry Median: 5.28
* Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


3M Co Interest Coverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for 3M Co's Interest Coverage 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.

Note: For Interest Coverage, "No debt" indicates no long-term debt. An indication of "No Debt" does not necessarily mean that the company has no long-term debt obligations; it could be due to missing data in the quarterly or annual report. Use caution when interpreting this information.

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3M Co Interest Coverage Chart

3M Co Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Interest Coverage
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.52 13.05 15.71 9.38 -

3M Co Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Interest Coverage Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 10.34 - - 3.45 3.93

Competitive Comparison of 3M Co's Interest Coverage

For the Conglomerates subindustry, 3M Co's Interest Coverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Interest Coverage 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's Interest Coverage Distribution in the Conglomerates Industry

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

* The bar in red indicates where 3M Co's Interest Coverage falls into.



3M Co Interest Coverage Calculation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

If Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is positive, then

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income /Interest Expense

Else if Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is negative, then

The company did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

Else if Interest Expense is 0 and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is 0, then

The company had no debt (1).


Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

3M Co's Interest Coverage for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023, 3M Co's Interest Expense was $-942 Mil. Its Operating Income was $-9,035 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $13,682 Mil.

3M Co did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

3M Co's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Here, for the three months ended in Mar. 2024, 3M Co's Interest Expense was $-385 Mil. Its Operating Income was $1,512 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $21,110 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (Q: Mar. 2024 )/Interest Expense (Q: Mar. 2024 )
=-1*1512/-385
=3.93

* 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.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's Financial Strength is.


3M Co  (NYSE:MMM) Interest Coverage Explanation

Ben Graham requires that a company has a minimum interest coverage of 5 with the companies he invested. If the interest coverage is less than 2, the company is burdened by debt. Any business slow or recession may drag the company into a situation where it cannot pay the interest on its debt.

Interest Coverage is an important factor when GuruFocus ranks a company's overage Financial Strength .


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3M Co (MMM) Business Description

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
Thomas W Sweet director ONE DELL WAY, ROUND ROCK TX 78682
Bryan C Hanson officer: Group Pres & CEO Health Care ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, 345 E. MAIN STREET, WARSAW IN 46580
Audrey Choi director 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BUILDING 220-9E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Eric D. Hammes officer: VP, Corp Controller & CAO 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Goralski Christian T Jr officer: Group President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BUILDING 220-9E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Pedro Pizarro director 2244 WALNUT GROVE AVENUE, ROSEMEAD CA 91770
Anne H Chow director 2200 WEST PARKWAY BLVD., SALT LAKE CITY UT 84119
Kevin H Rhodes officer: EVP & Chief Legal Officer 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220-09-E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Chavez Rodriguez Beatriz Karina officer: Senior Vice President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER BLDG 220-09-E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
John Patrick Banovetz officer: Sr Vice President 3M CENTER, MAPLEWOOD MN 55144
Zoe L Dickson officer: Executive Vice President 3M COMPANY, 3M CENTER, BLDG 220 09 E-02, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000
Michael G. Vale officer: Executive Vice President 3M CENTER OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, ST PAUL MN 551441000
Theresa E Reinseth officer: Vice President/CAO 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST PAUL MN 55144-1000
Mojdeh Poul officer: Executive Vice President 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST PAUL MN 55144-1000
Michael F Roman officer: Senior Vice President 3M COMPANY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, 3M CENTER, ST. PAUL MN 55144-1000

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