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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining -0.40% today. In the last week its performance is 1.79%, and 7.09% for the past quarter. Currently, 3M Company, MMM has a target price of 178.79, so today’s gain of -0.40% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.26%.

3M Company (NYSE:MMM), has a market cap of 109734.87, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 67.30%.

At the current price of 180.27, it has a dividend yield of 2.45%, and its target price is 178.79. This is with a profit margin of 16.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.99. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has a P/E of 23.07, as well as a forward P/E of 20.44.

With a current EPS of 7.85, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.83%,3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.93%.

Performance for the year is 25.24%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 21.83%.

Volume today for 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), is 1232848, while its average volume is 1902.95. Whilst the total gain today was -0.40%, it did have a day high of -1.10%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.74%, and 0.80% for the month. The 52-week low for 3M Company, MMM has been 37.30%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.10%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 22.00%, and its return on assets is 14.80%. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has an operating margin of 23.40%. With a sales growth of -0.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that 3M Company, MMM is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of 3M Company? Well its PEG is 2.58, and the P/S is 3.65, along with a P/B of 9.23. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 58.84.

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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