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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 0.94% today. In the last week its performance is 3.45%, and 8.29% for the past quarter. Currently, 3M Company, MMM has a target price of 171.87, so today’s gain of 0.94% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.52%.

3M Company (NYSE:MMM), has a market cap of 109878.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 67.20%.

At the current price of 180.9, it has a dividend yield of 2.45%, 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 23.23, as well as a forward P/E of 20.24.

With a current EPS of 7.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.33%,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 8.44%.

Performance for the year is 19.17%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 21.76%.

Volume today for 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), is 1902900, while its average volume is 1931.29. Whilst the total gain today was 0.94%, it did have a day high of 0.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.82%, and 1.08% for the month. The 52-week low for 3M Company, MMM has been 37.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached 0.68%.

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 2.75, and the P/S is 3.65, along with a P/B of 9.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 72.62.

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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