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  • 1/2/08 4:27 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it will webcast its fourth-quarter 2007 earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 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. About 3M -- A Global, Diversified Technology Company Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing things happen. Wherever they are, whatever they do, themore...
  • 11/12/07 3:15 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 48 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2007, payable Dec. 12, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 23, 2007. This cash dividend is the 365th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M. As of Sept. 30, 2007, 3M had 713,228,973 common shares outstanding and 122,457 shareholders of record.more...
  • 10/19/07 6:30 am CDT

    Per-Share Earnings Rise 12% On Record Sales Of $6.2 Billion;

    Company Raises Full-Year Earnings Expectations

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its sales and profit results for the third quarter of 2007. The company posted record third-quarter sales of $6.2 billion, an increase of 5.5 percent. Sales rose 9.4 percent adjusted for recently divested businesses, primarily the company’s branded pharmaceuticals business. Third-quarter net income was a record $960 million, or $1.32 per share, versus $894 million, or $1.18 per share, in themore...
  • 9/12/07 3:07 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced that it will webcast its third-quarter 2007 earnings conference call on Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at 8 a.m. Central Time. 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 amazingmore...
  • 8/13/07 3:30 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 48 cents per share for the third quarter of 2007, payable Sept. 12, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 24, 2007. This cash dividend is the 364th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M. As of June 30, 2007, 3M had 715,811,722 common shares outstanding and 122,500 shareholders of record. Aboutmore...
  • 7/26/07 6:30 am CDT

    Company Raises 2007 Earnings Outlook

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced its sales and profit results for the second quarter of 2007. 3M’s quarterly sales grew 8 percent, or 11.8 percent adjusted for the recent divestiture of its branded pharmaceuticals business, and exceeded $6 billion for the first time in the company’s history. 3M generated second-quarter 2007 earnings of $917 million or $1.25 per share, versus $882 million, or $1.15 per share, in the second quarter ofmore...
  • 6/27/07 10:54 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced that it will webcast its second-quarter 2007 earnings conference call on Thursday, July 26, 2007, 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 happenmore...
  • 5/8/07 3:21 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 48 cents per share for the second quarter of 2007, payable June 12, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 18, 2007. This cash dividend is the 363rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M. As of March 31, 2007, 3M had 720,204,691 common shares outstanding and 124,103 shareholders of record. Aboutmore...
  • 4/26/07 6:41 am CDT

    First Quarter Reported EPS up 58.1% to $1.85 per share

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported record first-quarter 2007 earnings of $1.4 billion or $1.85 per share, up 52.2 percent and 58.1 percent, respectively, from the first quarter of 2006. First quarter 2007 net income includes a net gain of $422 million, or $0.57 per share, from the sale of the company’s branded pharmaceuticals business in Europe, net of various other special items (a-c). “Our strategy for achieving higher growth whilemore...
  • 3/19/07 2:04 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it will webcast its first-quarter 2007 earnings conference call Thursday, April 26, 2007, 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...