3M Co. (MMM)

208.90
0.60 0.29
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 208.30
Open 206.80
Day Low/High 205.97 / 209.91
52 Wk Low/High 176.87 / 243.10
Volume 805.97K
Avg Volume 2.36M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 575.80M
Market Cap 120.35B
EPS 9.10
P/E Ratio 23.51
Div & Yield 5.76 (2.65%)

Latest News

Reversion to the Mean: Bet on It

Reversion to the Mean: Bet on It

Investors who realize individual stocks will eventually revert to their mean can save themselves money and frustration.

Jim Cramer: A Cheat Sheet on China Trade Talks

Jim Cramer: A Cheat Sheet on China Trade Talks

What stocks to buy and what to avoid on the continual leaks coming out of the Kudlow-Mnuchin camp and the Lighthizer-Navarro camp.

An Interesting Week For Dividends

An Interesting Week For Dividends

It's behavioral finance at its finest, and makes for a fascinating debate.

'Wonder Dogs' and 'Underdogs': 2 Hot Diggity Twists on the 'Dogs of the Dow'

'Wonder Dogs' and 'Underdogs': 2 Hot Diggity Twists on the 'Dogs of the Dow'

Selecting the creme de la creme of last year's top dividend dogs generated an average total return of 8.8%.

Strong On-Balance-Volume Lines Point the Way Higher for 3M Shares

Strong On-Balance-Volume Lines Point the Way Higher for 3M Shares

Let's dig deeper on the charts today.

Jim Cramer: This Strong Dollar Is Biting Deeply Into Apple

Jim Cramer: This Strong Dollar Is Biting Deeply Into Apple

Dollar strength is affecting the competitive advantage of U.S. companies around the globe, and it is a more insidious problem that most people recognize.

Jim Cramer: When Is a Miss Not a Miss?

Jim Cramer: When Is a Miss Not a Miss?

When the stock's inexpensive, hated and devoid of love -- that's when.

Liking This Action

I really like the pin action in a number of my core longs: , , , , (as expected off of the strength), , , , and . and , not so much! Note: Long GS (large), BAC (large), C (large), WFC (large), JPM (large), DWDP (large), HIG (large), CBS, M (small), ...

3M and DuPont

3M guided full year numbers lower, as expected. But unexpectedly, the market's reaction has been quite favorable - perhaps because the miss wasn't as big as feared. This could enure to the benefit of DowDuPont , which, too, should report somewhat di...

Sloppy Earnings, China's Economy, AMD Earnings Preview: Market Recon

Sloppy Earnings, China's Economy, AMD Earnings Preview: Market Recon

What we have seen of late from a number of chip producers really might be interpreted as pre-recessionary.

Jim Cramer: 7 Trends That Can Guide Us Through This Turmoil

Jim Cramer: 7 Trends That Can Guide Us Through This Turmoil

These themes are working despite the turmoil in Washington and slowing global growth.

Where's The Beef?

Though financials and FANG (which are at an important top of the price channels/charts) are great, industrials (DowDuPont , 3M ), autos (a one-day wonder from yesterday), retail (Macy's , Target ), semiconductors (Micron Technology ), transports (Un...

The Game of Thrones

"The day will come when you think you are safe and happy, and your joy will turn to ashes in your mouth." - Tyrion With interest rates still messaging weakening economic growth and industrial stocks doing the same (see and ) we continue to be caught...

It's the Business I Have Chosen

I was a large buyer of stocks during the last half of December. On the market's extraordinary strength since Christmas I have made a number of portfolio changes this week: * Eliminated longs in 3M , Amazon and Google . * Reduced long holdings in Squ...

3M: A Lot of Work Leads to a Dead End

There is nothing worse than spending several weeks researching a company -- talking to competitors, suppliers etc. -- and then determining at the very end that the fundamentals do not appear to be holding up. That is the real crappy part of fundamen...

Ditching 3M

I have called an audible on 3M . Based on my research in the last few days I am no longer comfortable with my earnings expectations. I am taking 3M off of my Best Ideas List and selling the stock now (for a gain).

Jim Cramer: Do You Believe Ugly Ducklings Can Turn Back Into Swans?

Jim Cramer: Do You Believe Ugly Ducklings Can Turn Back Into Swans?

I see a lot of winners here because of hindsight.

Finishing My 3M Write-Up

Thanks for reading my Diary today. I am going to cut out early because I want to finish my write-up on 3M which I hope to have out tomorrow morning. Enjoy your evening.

Fund Rebalancing Will Drive These Markets: Market Recon

Fund Rebalancing Will Drive These Markets: Market Recon

But extreme short-term volatility will produce extreme long-term loss of public trust.

The Top 10 Possible Surprises That Could Deliver an Immediate +5% Move in the Market (In One Day)

"Look up and not down; look out and not in; look forward and not back, and lend a hand." - Edward Everett Hale Make no mistake about it, the stock market panic and Bear Market of November-December 2018 is serious and profoundly threatens the economi...

Stocks in My Pension Plan

Here is a list of stocks I own in my pension plan:  ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,  .

More Trades

Adding to and now.

My Favorites

My three favorite tech stocks for the near and intermediate term remain , and (my Trade of the Week). My two favorite industrial stocks are and . My favorite financial stock is . My favorite ETF is . My favorite takeover speculations are SQ, TWTR an...

Re: MMM Analysis

As mentioned, I have been an aggressive buyer of over the last few days. I hope to have my analysis out later this week but I have been jammed.

Going Big in 3 Names

I'm buying DowDuPont , 3M and Square . Aggressively, I might add.

About My 3M Column

I had promised the delivery of a full analysis of my most recent buy (also added to Best Ideas List) - 3M . Unfortunately, as I am travelling I won't have most of my notes so I will send out the column on MMM next week. Thanks for understanding.

Holding My Longs

Over the last 10 days I have been active on the long side. Additionally, I added several new longs to my Best Ideas List. I currently have, as previously reported, no individual equity shorts. Last week's long buys (and add-ons) of , , , ,  , etc. w...

Jim Cramer: A Stock Cheat Sheet for the Trump/Xi Trade Truce

Jim Cramer: A Stock Cheat Sheet for the Trump/Xi Trade Truce

What to buy and what to trim on the 90-day extension on trade talks.