Share 3M for years among best American shares

The past years 3M gained a lot in value. The stock was the past 10 year with a big profit of 181 percent one of the best shares of America. Since the start of this year, the average American stock has gained year approximately 233 percent in value. Other winners over the past 10 years are NetFlix, 8X8 Inc and Amazon.

Returns 3M versus American stocks

Buy & hold Returns stock 3M several periods, excluding dividend returns

Since 2012 the stock has a price gain of 13 percent. over the past 90 days the stock made a loss of 23 percent.

For this year 3M's revenue will be around 32,52 billion USD. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is slightly lower than 2017's revenue of 32,77 billion USD.

Historical revenues and results 3M plus estimates 2019

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The analysts expect for 2019 a net profit of 5,54 billion USD. For this year the consensus of the result per share is a profit of 9,52 USD. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio is 16,87.

Huge dividend 3M

Per share the analysts are expecting a dividend of 5,71 USD per share. Thus the dividend yield equals 3,56 percent. The average dividend yield of the diversified companies is a low 1 percent.

Latest estimates around 188 USD

The most recent recommendations for the diversified company are from Jefferies & Co., Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets.

Based on the current number of shares 3M's market capitalization equals 95,53 billion USD. The 3M stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last May the stock is 16 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 160 and 220 dollar.

Historical stock prices 3M period 2007-2019

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On Monday the stock closed at 160,58 USD.

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