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  • 11/11/13 5:10 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 63.5 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2013, payable Dec. 12, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 22, 2013. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 97 years. As of Sept. 30, 2013, 3M had 673,269,679 common shares outstanding and 92,590 shareholders of recordmore...
  • 10/24/13 6:30 am CDT

    Highlights:

    • Earnings per share of $1.78, a third-quarter record
    • All-time record quarterly sales of $7.9 billion
    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 5.8 percent
    • Operating income margins of 22.0 percent
    • Returned $2.0 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported third-quarter earnings of $1.78 per share, an increase of 7.9 percent versus the third quarter of 2012. Sales grew 5.6 percent year-on-year to $7.9 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 5.8 percent, acquisitions added 1.5 percent to sales and currency impacts reduced sales by 1.7 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.7 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 22.0 percent.more...
  • 10/7/13 11:30 am CDT

    Nationwide Contest Partnering With After-School All-Stars Asks Aspiring Young Athletes to Showcase their “A” Game to Win $10,000

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grammy-award winning recording artist and actor, LL COOL J, teams up with ACE Brand from 3M Company to launch the ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge, a nationwide contest asking sports fans and aspiring young athletes to submit their “A” Game video entries showcasing unique skills and one-of-a-kind winning moments in sports. The ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge is partnering with After-School All-Stars, the number one national provider of year-round,more...
  • 9/26/13 7:05 am CDT

    Online Video Series Features Nationwide Sweepstakes Encouraging Race Fans to Share Stories for a Chance to Win Prizes

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, ACE Brand from 3M Company, in partnership with Roush Fenway Racing launch the ACE Brand Personal Pit Crew Sweepstakes, asking people nationwide, “if you could have your own personal pit crew help with a project, what would it be?” Now through Thursday, October 31, 2013, participants are encouraged to enter the sweepstakes by sharing their project ideas on ACEBrand.com/PersonalPitCrew that spotlight how they would use their very own pit crew formore...
  • 8/13/13 3:26 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 63.5 cents per share for the third quarter of 2013, payable Sept. 12, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 23, 2013. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 97 years. As of June 30, 2013, 3M had 683,468,043 common shares outstanding and 93,397 shareholders of record.more...
  • 7/25/13 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported second-quarter earnings of $1.71 per share, an increase of 3.0 percent versus the second quarter of 2012. Sales grew 2.9 percent year-on-year to a record $7.8 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 2.3 percent and acquisitions added 1.9 percent to sales. Currency impacts reduced sales by 1.3 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.7 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 22.0more...
  • 7/19/13 4:55 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) will webcast its second-quarter 2013 earnings conference call on Thurs., July 25, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. CDT. Investors can access this conference via the following: Live webcast at http://investor.3M.com. A webcast replay will be available on the 3M Investor Relations website at http://investor.3M.com under “Quarterly Earnings.” Investors can also listen via phonemore...
  • 6/11/13 12:06 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced its participation in the following investor events: Deutsche Bank 2013 Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Chicago. David W. Meline, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 10:40 a.m. CT. Second-quarter 2013 earnings conference call on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 8 a.m. CT. Bothmore...
  • 5/14/13 4:18 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 63.5 cents per share for the second quarter of 2013, payable June 12, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 24, 2013. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 96 years. As of March 31, 2013, 3M had 690,194,620 common shares outstanding and 94,745 shareholders of recordmore...
  • 4/25/13 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported first-quarter earnings of $1.61 per share, an increase of 1.3 percent versus the first quarter of 2012. Sales rose 2.0 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion, an all-time first-quarter record. Organic local-currency sales grew 2.1 percent and acquisitions added 1.7 percent to sales. Currency impacts reduced sales by 1.8 percent year-on-year.Operating income was $1.6 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 21.6 percent. First-quarter net income wasmore...