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Earnings and Dividends

  • 12/16/14 5:01 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.025 per share for the first quarter of 2015, a 20 percent increase over the quarterly dividend paid in 2014. The dividend is payable Mar. 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 13, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 98 years. As of Nov. 28, 2014, 3M had 636,040,007more...
  • 12/16/14 5:00 am CST

    Board Approves 20 Percent Increase in First-Quarter 2015 Dividend

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This morning, 3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin will speak to investors and analysts at the 2015 outlook meeting in New York City. Thulin will emphasize that the company is well-positioned for long-term success. The company is on track to deliver its long-term financial targets, organic growth remains strong, and productivity is improving margins in 2014 and 2015. Three key strategic levers continue to drive the companymore...
  • 12/10/14 5:04 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Second bullet should read: Fourth-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at 8 a.m. CST (instead of Fourth-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2014, at 8 a.m. CST). The corrected release reads: 3M ANNOUNCES UPCOMING INVESTOR EVENTS 3M (NYSE: MMM) announced today the following investor events: 3M 2015 Outlook Meeting in New York City on Tuesday,more...
  • 11/11/14 4:00 pm CST
    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 fourth quarter of 2014, payable Dec. 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 21, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 98 years. As of Sept. 30, 2014, 3M had 640,818,842 common shares outstanding and 88,578 shareholders of record.more...
  • 10/23/14 6:30 am CDT

    Third-Quarter Highlights:

    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 3.9 percent
    • Earnings of $1.98 per share, up 11.2 percent
    • Operating income margins of 23.4 percent, up 1.4 percentage points year-on-year
    • Free cash flow conversion of 103 percent
    • Returned $1.8 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Acquired remaining 25 percent of Sumitomo 3M for $865 million
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported third-quarter earnings of $1.98 per share, an increase of 11.2 percent versus the third quarter of 2013. Sales grew 2.8 percent year-on-year to $8.1 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 3.9 percent, acquisitions added 0.1 percent to sales and currency impacts reduced sales by 1.2 percent year-on-year. Third-quarter operating income was $1.9 billion and operating income margins were 23.4 percent. Netmore...
  • 10/20/14 5:14 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced the following investor events: Third-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, press release and supporting slide presentation will be available on 3M’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.3M.com. The earnings call may also be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.Smore...
  • 9/12/14 3:15 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Citi 2014 Industrials Conference in Boston, Mass., on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 12:50 p.m. EDT. Third-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, news release and supporting slide presentation will be availablemore...
  • 8/11/14 5:46 pm CDT
    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 third quarter of 2014, payable Sept. 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 22, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 98 years. As of June 30, 2014, 3M had 647,969,147 common shares outstanding and 89,560 shareholders of record.more...
  • 7/24/14 6:30 am CDT

    Second-Quarter Highlights:

    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 4.8 percent
    • Earnings of $1.91 per share, up 11.7 percent
    • Operating income margins of 22.8 percent, up 0.8 percentage points year-on-year
    • Free cash flow conversion of 103 percent
    • Returned $2.0 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Announced (July 16) acquisition of remaining 25 percent of Sumitomo 3M subsidiary for 90 billion Japanese Yen (approximately $885 million)
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported second-quarter earnings of $1.91 per share, an increase of 11.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2013. Sales grew 4.9 percent year-on-year to $8.1 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 4.8 percent, acquisitions added 0.1 percent to sales and currency impacts were flat year-on-year. Second-quarter operating income was $1.9 billion and operating income margins were 22.8 percent. Net income was $1.3more...
  • 7/11/14 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it will webcast its second-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thurs., July 24, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. CT. The live webcast, press release and supporting slide presentation will be available on 3M’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.3M.com. The earnings call may also be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S. This event will be webcastmore...