ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the
company’s common stock of 85.5 cents per share for the first quarter of
2014, a 35 percent increase over the quarterly dividend paid in 2013.
The dividend is payable March 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the
close of business on February 14, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its
shareholders without interruption for more than 97 years.
As of November 29, 2013, 3M had 665,241,865 common shares outstanding
and 91,873 shareholders of record.
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