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  • 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...
  • 5/13/14 3:10 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 second quarter of 2014, payable June 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 23, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 97 years. As of Mar. 31, 2014, 3M had 654,278,447 common shares outstanding and 90,628 shareholders of recordmore...
  • 4/24/14 6:30 am CDT

    First-Quarter Highlights:

    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 4.6 percent
    • Operating income margins of 21.9 percent, up 0.3 percentage points year-on-year
    • Earnings of $1.79 per share, up 11.2 percent
    • Returned $2.3 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Increased first-quarter per-share dividend by 35 percent
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported first-quarter earnings of $1.79 per share, an increase of 11.2 percent versus the first quarter of 2013. Sales grew 2.6 percent year-on-year to $7.8 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 4.6 percent while currency impacts reduced sales by 2.0 percent year-on-year. First-quarter operating income was $1.7 billion, operating income margins were 21.9 percent and net income was $1.2 billion. The companymore...
  • 4/17/14 6:12 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: First-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thurs., April 24, 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...
  • 2/4/14 5:26 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today approved the authorization for the repurchase of up to $12 billion of 3M’s outstanding common stock. The authorization replaces the company’s existing repurchase program and has no pre-established closing date. As previously announced on December 17, 2013, 3M 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 overmore...
  • 1/30/14 6:30 am CST

    Fourth-Quarter Highlights:

    • Earnings of $1.62 per share, up 14.9 percent
    • Sales of $7.6 billion, up 2.4 percent
    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 3.4 percent
    • Operating income margins of 20.9 percent, up 1.4 percent year-on-year
    • Free cash flow conversion of 131 percent
    • Returned $2.1 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.62 per share, an increase of 14.9 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2012. Sales grew 2.4 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 3.4 percent, acquisitions added 0.7 percent to sales and currency impacts reduced sales by 1.7 percent year-on-year. Sales and per-share earnings were the highest of any fourth quarter in 3M’s history.more...