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How has 3M Company:(NYSE:MMM) performed recently?

3M Company (NYSE: MMM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 107570.7. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 22.74, a forward P/E of 20.12 and EPS of 7.85. At a stock price of 178.43 (0.04%) it has a dividend yield of 2.49%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 6.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 1.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.78% and more long-term 8.93% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 2.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.30%.

For performance, 3M Company the past week has seen a gain of 0.39%. For the last month performance for 3M Company is 1.61%. While the last quarter is 6.89% and half year, 22.30%. Finally for the year, performance is 22.10%.

The 52-week high for 3M Company, is at -2.11%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 35.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.79% and 11.34% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.78%, and for the month it is 0.84%. 3M Company, has a target price of 178.79.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.78, and for total debt/equity 3M Company has 0.98. The gross margin is 49.70%, while operating margin is 23.40%, the profit margin is 16.30%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.1.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 67.20%. 3M Company has a payout ratio of 53.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 603.11. The shares float is 598.36, with the float short at 1.22%, with short ratio coming to 3.77.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see 3M Company, get 14.80%, with its returns on investment at 22.00%. Return on equity is 41.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 178.79, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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