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  • 7/23/15 6:30 am CDT

    Second-Quarter Highlights:

    • Operating income margins of 23.9 percent, up 1.1 percentage points year-on-year
    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 1.8 percent, positive across all geographic areas
    • Returned $2.3 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Announced acquisition of Capital Safety, a leading global provider of fall protection equipment, for a total enterprise value of $2.5 billion
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported second-quarter earnings of $2.02 per share, an increase of 5.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2014. Sales declined 5.5 percent year-on-year to $7.7 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 1.8 percent and foreign currency translation reduced sales by 7.3 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.8 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 23.9 percent, up 1.1 percentage pointsmore...
  • 7/14/15 9:28 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Second-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, July 23, 2015, 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://investors.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...
  • 5/21/15 4:02 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Bernstein’s 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, N.Y., on Friday, May 29, 2015. Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, Ill., on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Nick Gangestad, senior vicemore...
  • 5/12/15 3:58 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 $1.025 per share for the second quarter of 2015, payable June 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 22, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 98 years. As of March 31, 2015, 3M had 634,340,975 common shares outstanding and 86,847 shareholders of record. Aboutmore...
  • 5/12/15 12:07 pm CDT
    AUSTIN, Texas & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin today highlighted 3M’s strong 2014 performance while expressing confidence in the company’s future. Thulin addressed 3M’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Citing progress on 3M’s strategic priorities including portfolio management, investing in innovation, and business transformation, Thulin described 2014 as a year of strong growth andmore...
  • 4/23/15 6:30 am CDT

    First-Quarter Highlights:

    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 3.3 percent
    • Positive organic local-currency growth in all business groups and geographic areas
    • Operating income margins of 22.8 percent, up 0.9 percentage points year-on-year
    • Returned $1.5 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Increased first-quarter per-share dividend by 20 percent
    • Announced acquisition of Polypore’s Separations Media business for $1.0 billion
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported first-quarter earnings of $1.85 per share, an increase of 3.4 percent versus the first quarter of 2014. Sales declined 3.2 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 3.3 percent and foreign currency translation reduced sales by 6.5 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.7 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 22.8 percent, up 0.9 percentage points yearmore...
  • 4/15/15 5:31 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: First-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, April 23, 2015, 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...
  • 2/26/15 10:41 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference 2015 in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015. Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at 9:30 a.m. EST. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference 2015 in London, on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015. H.C. Shin,more...
  • 1/27/15 6:30 am CST

    Fourth-Quarter Highlights:

    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 6.3 percent
    • Earnings of $1.81 per share, up 11.7 percent
    • Operating income margins of 21.5 percent, up 0.6 percentage points year-on-year
    • Free cash flow conversion of 144 percent
    • Returned $1.8 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Announced Q1 2015 dividend per share increase of 20 percent
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.81 per share, an increase of 11.7 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2013. Sales grew 2.0 percent year-on-year to $7.7 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 6.3 percent with acquisitions adding 0.1 percent to sales. Foreign currency translation reduced sales by 4.4 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.7 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 21more...
  • 1/20/15 2:08 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Fourth-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at 8 a.m. CST. 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...