Stock: 3M (US large caps), ISIN: US88579Y1010

Last Price 166.41 Max Price 181.35
Min Price 117.87 1 Year return -5.67


(US88579Y1010)/ MMM

The past year gave good returns for 3M investors

The stock gained over the past 12 months at around 21 percent. Over the past 5 years the stock rose a massive 123,34 percent. 3M's revenues between 2011 and 2015 were relatively stable and moved between 29,9 billion dollars and 30,27 billion dollars. 3M's net results between 2011 and 2015 were relatively steady and moved between 4,36 billion dollars and 4,84 billion dollars.

The company's head quarter is located in St. Paul. The company mostly operates in the diversified industrials sector. Inge G. Thulin manages the company as a CEO. David W. Meline is financially responsible for the company as CFO. Over the past 10 years the global diversified companies gained around 53 percent. Measured since 2011 the sector is 240 percent higher and over the past 12 months (December 2015-December 2016) there is a plus of 53 percent.

Over the past 5 years the American company paid out dividends. 3M's dividend return over the period 2011 - 2015 was around 14,62 percent per year. 3M raised it's dividends per share each year in the past 5 years. Because of the yearly increased dividends 3M can be called a kind of dividend aristocrat.

The American company had ultimo 2015 approximately 89,5 thousand employees on it's payroll.

3M' balance mostly financed with equity

At the end of 2015 the American company had a balance sheet of around 32,72 billion dollars. 21,01 billion dollars (64,22 percent of the total balance sheet) was financed by debt. The American company's price/earnings-ratio was 21. So the market valued the stock at 21 times the 2015' earnings per share. Based on the classical stock valuation theories the American stock can be seen as a value stock.

At the end of 2015 the American company's market capitalization equaled around 89,61 billion dollars. At the end of 2015 the American company had around 609,33 million stocks listed.

On this page you can find all 3M's financial reports. More information about 3M can be found it's website. .