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I’m a 40-something old guy from The Netherlands, aka Pollie. I have a family with two little kids, a day job, a house with a garden and this blog to keep me busy. Investors were not impressed with the overall results and the stock took an initial hit following the earnings release. MMM's most recent quarterly dividend payment was made to shareholders of record on Saturday, September 12. You’ll get the name & ticker of Matt McCall’s top pick when you tune in to his FREE event. 3M is expected to earn somewhere between $9.25 and $9.75/share in 2019. On Dec. 6, news headlines hit the wires that the company was looking at divesting its drug-delivery systems unit for around $1 billion. The company has grown its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 9.06% each year. Not only Wall Street but also 3M’s management realizes that very few companies have the capital, time, or technology to build a sizable market share in many of the lines of business. As we get ready to wrap up 2019, many wonder whether December may offer a good entry point into 3M stock, which currently trades around $167. When MMM stock reported earnings on Oct. 24, it missed on revenue. This analysis was shared with subscribers to.

Yet, despite the revenue miss, 3M’s third-quarter profit beat expectations. However, in case of another miss in earnings, I’d become skeptical of the dividend amount and would even expect a cut. Last week MMM announced a 5.9% increase in its quarterly dividend.The dividend is raised from $1.36 to $1.44.

Investors’ recent positive reaction can be explained by looking at 3M’s website: its product range includes over 50,000 items!

And the average target price is $170.

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Therefore, if management can successfully divest from several of its product lines that are not contributing to the bottom line, the MMM stock price is likely to benefit in the coming years.

3M is a cyclical stock and its fortunes are in part tied to the health of the economy both in the U.S. and globally. Questions or Comments? As a result, I wanted to discuss briefly what Dividend Growth Invest... Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. 3M pays out 64.62% of its earnings out as a dividend.

3M Announces Upcoming Investor Events January 11, 2019.

The new dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $5.76 per share, up from $5.44. The dividend yield on current price is 2.87%.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. My Vrijheid Fonds consist of 15 shares of MMM, so my annual dividends will increase by €3.60 ($4.08) after taxes. After reaching an all-time high of $259.77 in Jan. 2018, MMM stock price has been in a multi-month decline. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.

3M stock was up over 3% when the news came out. More abysmal quarters could threaten the dividend. The downtrend since January 2018 and especially since April 2019 is a stark reminder that the all-time high of $259.77 is now in the rear-view mirror. The dividend pay date is March 12, 2019 to shareholders of record on February 15, 2019 (ex dividend February 14, 2019). The dividend pay date is March 12, 2019 to shareholders of record on February 15, 2019 (ex dividend February 14, 2019). This helps me review the story behind companies I already own. 1125 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201.

For example, if 3M Company continues to get rid of underperforming businesses, then the Street may up its price expectations. quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.

3M Company (MMM) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2019. Find the latest dividend history for 3M Company Common Stock (MMM) at If you already own 3M shares, you may also consider initiating covered call positions in conjunction with being long MMM stock. “We continued to face softness in certain end markets; namely China, automotive and electronics, which represent 30% of our company,” said Roman during the post-earnings conference call. If there is any broader market weakness, say due to market worries over U.S.-China trade wars, MMM share price may be further adversely affected.

Now the 3M stock is hovering around $167.

Management also cut its full-year organic sales growth and earnings to reflect. My projected annual (2019) total amount from my shares of MMM will be €64.79 ($73.44) after taxes. By reading this site, you agree that you are solely responsible for making investment decisions in connection with your funds. Its current yield stands at 3.4%. If you are considering investing in MMM shares, you may want to start building a position between the $150 and $160, and expect to hold the stock for several years. Please consult with an investment professional before you invest your money.

Its previous outlook for the period had EPS between $9.25-$9.75. These were companies which wer... As part of my monitoring process, I follow the dividend increases for companies I own, and companies on my watchlist.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, Furthermore, MMM stock’s short-term technical chart, trend lines, and support and resistance levels are telling investors to exercise caution. Thus MMM shares will need a catalyst to make them attractive in the eyes of long-term investors, who are probably still skeptical about the near-term prospects for the company. Unless your investments are FDIC insured, they may decline in value.

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