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  • 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...
  • 8/8/11 6:30 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 55 cents per share for the third quarter of 2011, payable Sept. 12, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2011. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 95 years. As of June 30, 2011, 3M had 709,535,731 common shares outstanding and 102,341 shareholders of record.more...
  • 7/26/11 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported record second-quarter sales of $7.7 billion, up 14.1 percent year-on-year. Earnings rose 3.9 percent to $1.60 per share and operating margins were 21.6 percent. The company generated $1.2 billion in free cash flow during the quarter, equal to 100 percent of net income. Sales increased in all geographic regions, with Europe up 24.1 percent, Latin America/Canada up 20.2 percent, Asia Pacific up 11.0 percentmore...
  • 6/20/11 5:01 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it will webcast its second-quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Tuesday, July 26, 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 at least ten minutesmore...
  • 5/10/11 6:12 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 55 cents per share for the second quarter of 2011, payable June 12, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 20, 2011. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 94 years. As of March 31, 2011, 3M had 710,577,360 common shares outstanding and 103,414 shareholders of recordmore...