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Dividend Stock Idea of the Day – 3M (NYSE:MMM)

Dividend Stock Ideas by Dividend Yields – Stock, Capital Investment. Our Dividend Idea of the day is the diversified technology and engineering group 3M (NYSE:MMM). The current dividend yield amounts to 2.38 percent.

3M Company (3M) is a diversified technology company with a presence in industrial and transportation; health care; display and graphics; consumer and office; safety, security and protection services, and electro and communications. 3M manages its operations in six operating business segments: industrial and transportation; health care; display and graphics; consumer and office; safety, security and protection services, and electro and communications. 3M products are sold through numerous distribution channels, including directly to users and through numerous wholesalers, retailers, jobbers, distributors and dealers in a variety of trades in many countries. In February 2011, 3M (industrial and transportation business) announced that it completed its acquisition of the tape-related assets of Alpha Beta Enterprise Co. Ltd. In February 2011, the Company acquired Hybrivet Systems Inc. In April 2011, the Company acquired Original Wraps Inc. (More on Reuters).

Here are some Fundamental Figures:

Sales
27.63 Bil
Income
4.24 Bil
Net Profit Margin
15.61%
Return on Equity
28.18%
Debt/Equity Ratio
0.34
Revenue/Share
38.04
Earnings/Share
5.83
Book Value/Share
23.21
Dividend Rate
2.2
Payout Ratio
35.00%


Here are some Pricing Figures:

Price/Earnings
15.8
Price/Book
4
Price/Sales
2.4
Price/Cash Flow
13.9
Dividend Yield %
2.3
Forward Price/Earnings
13.2
PEG Ratio
1
PEG Payback (Yrs)
7.1


Here are some Trading Figures:

Last Price
92.34
52-Wk High
97.95
52-Wk Low
76.85
Volume
 NA
Avg Daily Vol (13 Wks)
 3.09 Mil
50-Day Moving Average
93.57
200-Day Moving Average
89.63
Volatility (beta)
0.82

Sales and Income of 3M Company (Click to enlarge)


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