A global diversified technology company with products for health care, industrial, consumer and office, display and graphics, electronics and telecommunications, safety, security and protection, transportation and other markets.

Delayed Price  /  Updated: 7:51 AM CST, Nov 28, 2014  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 160.86
52 Week Low 123.61
Volume 942
Bid (Size) 200
Ask (Size) 100
Today's Range 158.31 - 158.31
Shares Outstanding 640818842
Dividend Yield 3.42

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3M passes the $100 billion valuation mark

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 11 2014 - 9:27 PM

The most valuable company in Minnesota is now worth $100 billion.3M Co. passed the threshold on Thursday when its stock rose to $156.05, a level it has closed above the past three trading days.The...

At 3M, solar power becomes an employee benefit

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 22 2014 - 6:58 AM

Solar power is the newest employee benefit.In the first program of its kind, 3M Co. is one of three large U.S. companies that are offering assistance to employees who want solar panels at their homes....

3M to expand health care plant in South Dakota

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 2 2014 - 8:55 PM

3M Co. will invest $57.6 million to expand its flagship health care plant in Brookings, S.D., the company said early Friday.The project includes adding 44,000 square feet to the existing factory and...

Ecolab, 3M send medical supplies to West Africa

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 21 2014 - 1:25 PM

The 3M Co. and Ecolab Inc. joined the fight against the deadly Ebola virus and are sending millions of dollars worth of medical supplies to aid workers in West Africa, the companies said...

3M introduces their latest, digital 3-D dental camera

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 9 2014 - 2:00 PM

3M’s new 3-D camera may look like a pen destined for a shirt pocket, but it’s actually targeted for your mouth.The Maplewood company introduced the $15,000 gadget at a dentist conference in...

3M's electronics unit revives, lifting 2Q profit

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 25 2014 - 5:50 AM

3M Co. for the second straight quarter saw all of its businesses grow in sales and profits, including the electronics unit that slumped last year.The across-the-board performance fueled a 6 percent...

3M spends $885M for full control of Japanese unit

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 16 2014 - 9:34 PM

Fulfilling its promise to make more acquisitions, 3M Co. said Wednesday that it will buy the remaining 25 percent of a jointly owned Japanese electronics firm for about $885 million.3M’s purchase of...

Environmental group tries to shame 3M with plane over Target Field

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 16 2014 - 2:50 PM

An environmental group that has a growing beef with 3M about its sustainability practices picked the All-Star Game on Tuesday to lodge its latest grievance against the company.California-based...

Khandpur tapped as R&D chief at 3M

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 14 2014 - 7:44 PM

3M Co. appointed Ashish Khandpur as its new head of research and development and chief technology officer on Monday. He will lead one of America’s biggest R&D operations with a $1.7 billion...

New 3M software warns users about prying eyes

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 28 2014 - 6:14 AM

3M Corp. wants computers to know you — and only you.This week, the Maplewood conglomerate debuted privacy software that uses ­cameras, face recognition technology and filters to alert users...

3M Co. appoints new CFO

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 9 2014 - 7:04 PM

3M Co. announced Monday that longtime company executive Nicholas Gangestad will become its new chief financial officer, replacing David Meline.Gangestad has spent 27 years at 3M, where he has served...

3M's annual meeting was routine, except for the place

ARTICLE Updated: May 14 2014 - 5:59 AM

For the first time in its 112-year history, 3M Co.’s annual meeting started with the words “Hello, Austin.”Little but routine business happened at the meeting in the Texas capital...

3M, the corporate inventor, surpasses 100,000 patents worldwide

ARTICLE Updated: May 9 2014 - 6:39 AM

3M Co. has reached an inventor’s milestone by accumulating 100,000 patents worldwide.The Maplewood-based company, which does business all over the world, must obtain patents in different...

3M Co. will consider multibillion-dollar deals

ARTICLE Updated: May 3 2014 - 2:00 PM

3M Co. says it wants to shop — more big-ticket, less bargain-basement.Chief executive Inge Thulin reiterated that point recently as he released the company’s financial results. While the...

3M’s earnings rise 7% but fall short of expectations

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 25 2014 - 5:57 AM

Pricing gains and strong health care sales in developing nations helped 3M Co. deliver solid first-quarter growth Thursday, but results still fell short of analysts’ profit and sales...

3M celebrates its work with Tesla and 3M's energy-efficient products

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 11:20 AM

3M Co., maker of all things Post-it notes, Scotch tape and a boatload of everything else, also happens to have a piece of a car company creating a lot of buzz.Maplewood-based 3M celebrated its...

3M's new computer coolant could cut energy costs at data centers

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 5:19 AM

In a potentially major breakthrough for data centers, 3M Co. announced Tuesday a new cooling fluid for large computer systems that reduces the need for powerful air conditioners and slashes energy...

For the first time, 3M moves its annual meeting out of Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 5:29 AM

3M Co. is leaving town for its annual meeting for the first time.The company, one of the best-known names in Minnesota business and the state’s most valuable company by market capitalization,...

CEO Pay Watch: Inge Thulin, 3M Co.

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 10:04 PM

CEO Pay Watch 3M Co.Inge Thulin, chairman, president, CEOTotal compensation: $9,044,103 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,339,000Non-equity incentive pay: $2,441,842Other compensation:...

3M expands home water business

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 16 2014 - 6:26 AM

The flow of innovation at 3M Co. is reaching the drinking water of U.S. homeowners.The Maplewood conglomerate, best known for its Post-it notes and adhesives, announced last week that it is expanding...

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