3M Co. (MMM)

188.94
3.23 1.68
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 192.17
Open 188.84
Day Low/High 187.86 / 190.68
52 Wk Low/High 176.87 / 259.77
Volume 2.71M
Avg Volume 2.55M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 582.29M
Market Cap 112.73B
EPS 8.10
P/E Ratio 25.77
Div & Yield 5.44 (2.81%)

Latest News

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.

Mmm Mmm Good

Three days ago I purchased and placed 3M on my Best Ideas List at $197.40. The shares are up nicely today at $206.25 and MMM is one of my favorite contrarian longs for 2019. My analysis will be up on the company within the next week. (Remember one o...

The Indicators and Trends on 3M Really Challenge Me

The Indicators and Trends on 3M Really Challenge Me

Let's take a look to see if we can pin things down.

Jim Cramer: A Gameplan to Ride Out Trump-Jinping G-20 Talks

Jim Cramer: A Gameplan to Ride Out Trump-Jinping G-20 Talks

Here are some possible outcomes of this weekend, and how you can prepare your portfolio.

My Way

"And now, the end is near And so I face the final curtain My friend, I'll say it clear I'll state my case, of which I'm certain I've lived a life that's full I've traveled each and every highway And more, much more than this I did it my way" - Frank...

Where I Stand

I continue to be net long. Today, with my purchases of VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF and 3M Co.  , I am slightly net longer than when I started the day.

A Couple of Best Ideas

Both 3M Co.  and VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF go on my Best Ideas list this morning.

Putting M-M-Money Into MMM

I made a small investment in 3M at $197.40 based on its precipitous price drop over the last few months and the value proposition apparent, now coupled with the optionality of one of my 2019 Surprises -- Berkshire Hathaway acquiring MMM. 

Jim Cramer: Be Wary of China Exposure During This Slowdown

Jim Cramer: Be Wary of China Exposure During This Slowdown

Here are 6 points showing China's growing economic weakness on this trade war. Stay away from China-exposed stocks, for now.

Rational Decisions Result in Superior Returns

Rational Decisions Result in Superior Returns

Knowing what stocks are really worth gives you the power to make logical buy and sell decisions.

Stock Buybacks Will Soon Take Center Stage

Stock Buybacks Will Soon Take Center Stage

As companies exit their earnings blackout period, those with large buyback programs will undoubtedly ramp up purchases.

Jim Cramer: Avoid the Naked CEOs When the Tide Goes Out

Jim Cramer: Avoid the Naked CEOs When the Tide Goes Out

There is clear divergence between the best and the worst performers in each sector this earnings season.

Cash, Patience Are Your Best Tools for Dealing with a Nasty Correction

Cash, Patience Are Your Best Tools for Dealing with a Nasty Correction

The current market is about escaping positions before they can fall further and then waiting until conditions improve.

Night Moves

"Workin' on our night moves Trying to lose the awkward teenage blues Workin' on out night moves In the summertime And oh the wonder Felt the lightning And we waited on the thunder Waited on the thunder." -- Bob Seger, Night Moves  Overnight the S&P ...