ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE: MMM) today declared a dividend on
the company’s common stock of 59 cents per share for the third quarter
of 2012, payable Sept. 12, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close
of business on August 24, 2012. 3M has paid dividends to its
shareholders without interruption for 96 years.
As of June 30, 2012, 3M had 691,319,463 common shares outstanding and
98,747 shareholders of record.
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