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  • 11/14/05 3:38 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 42 cents per outstanding share of its common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 12, 2005, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 25, 2005. This cash dividend is the 357th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M. About 3M - A Global, Diversified Technology Company Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing thingsmore...
  • 10/18/05 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its results for the third quarter 2005. The company reported third-quarter net income of $853 million, or $1.10 per share, versus $775 million, or $0.97 per share, in the third quarter of 2004, a per share increase of 13.4 percent. Acquisition related costs for CUNO Inc., which closed Aug. 2, were $.02 per share. "3M employees around the world delivered an outstanding quarter," said Robert S.more...
  • 10/11/05 10:46 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it will webcast its third-quarter 2005 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at 8 a.m. CDT. 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...
  • 8/8/05 3:39 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 42 cents per share for the third quarter of 2005 payable Sept. 12, 2005, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 19, 2005. This cash dividend is the 356th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M. About 3M -- A Global, Diversified Technology Company Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing thingsmore...
  • 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...