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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 -0.17% today. In the last week its performance is 3.28%, and 5.70% for the past quarter. Currently, 3M Company, MMM has a target price of 171.87, so today’s gain of -0.17% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.04%.

3M Company (NYSE:MMM), has a market cap of 106392.19, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 67.10%.

At the current price of 174.86, it has a dividend yield of 2.53%, and its target price is 171.87. This is with a profit margin of 16.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.95. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has a P/E of 22.49, as well as a forward P/E of 19.6.

With a current EPS of 7.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.31%,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 8.47%.

Performance for the year is 15.82%. Since its IPO date on 01/02/1970, the total performance to date is 17.90%.

Volume today for 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), is 448979, while its average volume is 1914.33. Whilst the total gain today was -0.17%, it did have a day high of -0.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for 3M Company, MMM has been 33.18%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.69%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 22.00%, and its return on assets is 15.10%. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has an operating margin of 23.30%. With a sales growth of -2.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that 3M Company, MMM is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of 3M Company? Well its PEG is 2.66, and the P/S is 3.53, along with a P/B of 9.07. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.32.

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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