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  • 7/26/12 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported record second-quarter earnings of $1.66 per share, an increase of 3.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2011. Operating income was $1.7 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 22.9 percent. All of the company’s six business segments posted operating income margins greater than 20 percent. Sales were $7.5 billion, down 1.9 percent year-over-year. Organic local-currency sales grew 1.9more...
  • 7/2/12 4:19 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it will participate in the following investor events: Second-quarter 2012 earnings conference call on Thurs., July 26, 2012, at 8:00 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-more...
  • 5/11/12 9:27 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced dates for the following investor conferences: Electrical Products Group (EPG) Conference in Longboat Key, Fla., on Mon., May 21, 2012; David W. Meline, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on Fri., June 1, 2012; Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executivemore...
  • 5/8/12 3:58 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today elected Inge G. Thulin chairman of the board, effective immediately. Thulin currently serves as president and CEO. He succeeds George W. Buckley who will retire from 3M on June 1, as previously announced. The board also declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 59 cents per share for the second quarter of 2012, payable June 12, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close ofmore...
  • 4/24/12 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported record first-quarter sales of $7.5 billion, up 2.4 percent year-on-year. Earnings were $1.59 per share, an increase of 6.7 percent versus the first quarter of 2011, and operating margins for the quarter were 21.8 percent. First-quarter organic local-currency sales grew 1.8 percent, acquisitions added 1.5 percent to sales and foreign exchange impacts reduced sales by 0.9 percent. On a segmentmore...
  • 1/26/12 6:30 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported record fourth-quarter sales of $7.1 billion, up 5.7 percent year-on-year. Earnings were $1.35 per share, an increase of 5.5 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2010. The company generated $1.2 billion in free cash flow during the quarter, equal to 128 percent of net income. Fourth-quarter organic local-currency sales growth was 3.3 percent, of which 1.3 percent came from organicmore...
  • 1/12/12 4:41 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it will webcast its fourth-quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Thursday, January 26, 2012, 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 live call may also be accessed by calling (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 from outside the U.Smore...
  • 11/14/11 5:31 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 55 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2011, payable December 12, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 25, 2011. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 95 years. As of September 30, 2011, 3M had 700,844,681 common shares outstanding andmore...
  • 10/25/11 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported third-quarter sales of $7.5 billion, up 9.6 percent year-on-year. Operating margins were 21.0 percent. Earnings were $1.52 per share, a 1 percent decline versus the third quarter of 2010. The company generated $1.0 billion in free cash flow during the quarter, equal to 94 percent of net income. Third-quarter worldwide sales growth was 9.6 percent, of which 3.7 percent came frommore...
  • 9/14/11 4:57 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it will webcast its third-quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at 8:00 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 live call may also be accessed by calling (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S. Please join the call atmore...