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  • 7/18/05 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its results for second quarter 2005. The company reported net income of $776 million, or $1.00 per share in the second quarter, versus $773 million, or $0.97 per share in the second quarter of 2004. Excluding a previously announced non-recurring tax charge related to the domestic reinvestment provisions of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004(a), 3M earned $851 million or $1.09 per share in the secondmore...
  • 7/13/05 10:43 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it will webcast its second-quarter 2005 earnings conference call, Monday, July 18, 2005, at 8 a.m. CT. Investors can access the webcast on the Internet at http://investor.3M.com. A replay will be available at http://investor.3M.com, for one week following the call. About 3M - A Global, Diversified Technology Company Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing things happen.more...
  • 5/11/05 5:07 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has declared a quarterly dividend of 42 cents per share, payable June 12, to shareholders of record on May 20. This is the 355th consecutive quarterly dividend on 3M stock. As of March 31, 2005, the company had 769,570,205 common shares outstanding and 126,957 shareholders of record. Forward-Looking Statements This news release contains forward-looking information (within the meaning of the Private Securitiesmore...
  • 4/18/05 6:32 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced a 14.4 percent increase in first-quarter earnings per share. The company reported net income of $809 million, or $1.03 per share, versus $722 million, or $0.90 per share in the first quarter of 2004. Net income increased 12.0 percent. "Broad-based productivity improvements achieved through our corporate initiatives and solid growth in key areas, like optical films and health care, helped usmore...
  • 1/18/05 6:33 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its sales and profit results for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2004. Net income for the quarter was $720 million, or $0.91 per share, versus $619 million, or $0.77 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2003. Fourth quarter net income and earnings per-share increased 16.3 percent and 18.2 percent, respectively. This result is at the high end of previous earnings guidance of $0.90 to $0.91 per sharemore...
  • 10/18/04 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its third-quarter 2004 sales and earnings results. The company reported net income of $775 million, or $0.97 per share, versus $663 million, or $0.83 per share, in the third quarter of 2003. Net income and earnings per share increased by nearly 17 percent. "Broad-based growth among many of our businesses and continued productivity improvement generated another excellent earnings result,"more...
  • 7/19/04 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its second quarter 2004 sales and earnings results. Net income for the quarter was $773 million, or $0.97 per share, versus $619 million, or $0.78 per share, in the second quarter of 2003. Second quarter net income increased nearly 25 percent, and per-share earnings increased more than 24 percent. "Solid sales growth and continued operational efficiency produced another outstanding earningsmore...
  • 2/9/04 4:37 pm CST

    - Action Marks 350th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend, 46th Annual Increase -

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced a quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share on 3M common stock, payable March 12, to shareholders of record on Feb. 20, a 9.1 percent increase over the 33 cent dividend 3M paid quarterly in 2003. The announcement marks the company's 350th consecutive quarterly dividend paid and the 46th consecutive year of 3M dividend increases. "3M has a long history of offering shareholders an attractive return onmore...
  • 1/20/04 6:29 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its sales and earnings results for fourth quarter and full year 2003. Net income for the quarter was $619 million, or $0.77 per share, versus $511 million, or $0.65 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2002. Net income and per-share earnings increased 21.3 percent and 18.5 percent, respectively. "Solid execution of both growth and productivity plans characterized the fourth quarter," said W.more...
  • 11/10/03 3:32 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) announced today a quarterly dividend of 33 cents per share, payable Dec. 12, 2003, to shareholders of record on Nov. 21, 2003. The dividend amount is consistent with prior 2003 quarters taking into account the two-for-one stock split, which took place Sept. 29. This marks the 349th consecutive quarterly dividend on 3M stock. 3M's Board of Directors also authorized the repurchase of up to $1.5 billion of the company's stockmore...