3M Co.

MMM-N

NYSE:MMM

170.71
1.54 (0.91%)
The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, health care, and consumer goods.
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HOLD
HOLD
March 29, 2016

He sees stable dividend growth. This is a very consensus favourite name. However, it tends to be an early cycle favourite. Tends to do very well in the short cycle type of products that give a fair boost to revenues. They have guided to very moderate revenue growth going forward. He would be cautious on this.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
March 29, 2016

He sees stable dividend growth. This is a very consensus favourite name. However, it tends to be an early cycle favourite. Tends to do very well in the short cycle type of products that give a fair boost to revenues. They have guided to very moderate revenue growth going forward. He would be cautious on this.

SELL
SELL
February 8, 2016

XLI-N is the entire industrial space in the US including MMM-N if you want to keep it in US$. If you look at oil prices over the next few years then the CAD$ won’t go above .80 or .90, but you have to weigh this against the return of the stock. ZWA-T is hedged and has the same exposure.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
February 8, 2016

XLI-N is the entire industrial space in the US including MMM-N if you want to keep it in US$. If you look at oil prices over the next few years then the CAD$ won’t go above .80 or .90, but you have to weigh this against the return of the stock. ZWA-T is hedged and has the same exposure.

BUY
BUY
October 1, 2015

They have been able to execute in all their business lines very well. It has a good strong growth profile. They are strong all over the globe. If you buy it at these levels you will do very well.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
October 1, 2015

They have been able to execute in all their business lines very well. It has a good strong growth profile. They are strong all over the globe. If you buy it at these levels you will do very well.

COMMENT
COMMENT
August 21, 2015

The company is a very broad based, very globally exposed industrial company. They are facing some very serious effects headwinds. He likes the company. He likes the management. .He doesn't feel that they are doing a bad job, but it is a tough place to be.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
August 21, 2015

The company is a very broad based, very globally exposed industrial company. They are facing some very serious effects headwinds. He likes the company. He likes the management. .He doesn't feel that they are doing a bad job, but it is a tough place to be.

COMMENT
COMMENT
August 11, 2015

They have been trying to sell off some non-core assets. They were impacted by FX. The company is fine.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
August 11, 2015

They have been trying to sell off some non-core assets. They were impacted by FX. The company is fine.

WATCH
WATCH
July 8, 2015

20x earnings 2.6%div yield. Incredible company. New products coming out, they are able to grow. Europe may make the stock wobble a bit, but it's a great company so buy if you can. Watch over the next couple of quarters.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
July 8, 2015

20x earnings 2.6%div yield. Incredible company. New products coming out, they are able to grow. Europe may make the stock wobble a bit, but it's a great company so buy if you can. Watch over the next couple of quarters.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
July 6, 2015

It generally reflects the US economy. It is an innovation company, depending on new products. It has not been as innovated as it could have been. It is okay, but not an exciting stock.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
July 6, 2015

It generally reflects the US economy. It is an innovation company, depending on new products. It has not been as innovated as it could have been. It is okay, but not an exciting stock.

SELL
SELL
May 5, 2015

An incredible conglomerate of products and therefore a great representation of the overall market. It doesn’t deviate very much from the market trends. You can probably expect this to perform like the industrial sector on a go forward basis. It tends to weaken over the next few months into October. He would be looking to exit this position at this time.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
May 5, 2015

An incredible conglomerate of products and therefore a great representation of the overall market. It doesn’t deviate very much from the market trends. You can probably expect this to perform like the industrial sector on a go forward basis. It tends to weaken over the next few months into October. He would be looking to exit this position at this time.

HOLD
HOLD
April 30, 2015

Chart shows this has formed a kind of tabletop at around $163 from the beginning of the year. If it dropped below $152, it would suggest that we are probably getting into the $130 range. The fact that it is making a basic pattern is very positive. MACD is starting to turn over a little bit, so that may be saying that there could be a little bit more weakness. The long-term chart looks beautiful. There is nothing in the technicals that would indicate any change.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
April 30, 2015

Chart shows this has formed a kind of tabletop at around $163 from the beginning of the year. If it dropped below $152, it would suggest that we are probably getting into the $130 range. The fact that it is making a basic pattern is very positive. MACD is starting to turn over a little bit, so that may be saying that there could be a little bit more weakness. The long-term chart looks beautiful. There is nothing in the technicals that would indicate any change.

PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
January 16, 2015

An industrial conglomerate which does everything from postage to Scotch tape. Innovation is really their growth catalyst. They produce 20 products, on average, a year and a 3rd of their revenue comes from products that are less than 5 years old. They are still continuing to expand aggressively. They are issuing $3-$5 billion of debt this year, looking to putting it to work for growth. Stock has continued to run up. If you own, it is a good time to take some money off the table, just because of its valuation. Historical PE is around 12X, and is currently trading at close to double that.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
January 16, 2015

An industrial conglomerate which does everything from postage to Scotch tape. Innovation is really their growth catalyst. They produce 20 products, on average, a year and a 3rd of their revenue comes from products that are less than 5 years old. They are still continuing to expand aggressively. They are issuing $3-$5 billion of debt this year, looking to putting it to work for growth. Stock has continued to run up. If you own, it is a good time to take some money off the table, just because of its valuation. Historical PE is around 12X, and is currently trading at close to double that.

SELL
SELL
January 2, 2015

A wonderful company, but priced to perfection. This is a favourite among industrial portfolio managers. It tends to be early cycle material, so as you see an uptick in the economy, this stock tends to do very well early on, but we are beyond that.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
January 2, 2015

A wonderful company, but priced to perfection. This is a favourite among industrial portfolio managers. It tends to be early cycle material, so as you see an uptick in the economy, this stock tends to do very well early on, but we are beyond that.

BUY
BUY
December 4, 2014

US Economy is the best economy in the developed world. It is an innovation company as well as a GDP company. His industrials are mostly in GE-N.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
December 4, 2014

US Economy is the best economy in the developed world. It is an innovation company as well as a GDP company. His industrials are mostly in GE-N.

WATCH
WATCH
November 17, 2014

It broke out, but if it came back to test the bottom and then it held, he would go into it.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
November 17, 2014

It broke out, but if it came back to test the bottom and then it held, he would go into it.

PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
November 11, 2014

Has done well, particularly in the last year. This is a very large global company, and some would argue that it is too big to grow. They took on some debt to buy back stock. Fairly expensive at this level. If you own, consider taking some profits.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
November 11, 2014

Has done well, particularly in the last year. This is a very large global company, and some would argue that it is too big to grow. They took on some debt to buy back stock. Fairly expensive at this level. If you own, consider taking some profits.

COMMENT
COMMENT
November 11, 2014

This is a perfect stock to rotate into. As a bull market matures, what you want to do at the backend of the market is to pick up the deep cyclicals, and this is one of them. He would favour this. No top insight for the stock.

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3M Co. (MMM-N)
November 11, 2014

This is a perfect stock to rotate into. As a bull market matures, what you want to do at the backend of the market is to pick up the deep cyclicals, and this is one of them. He would favour this. No top insight for the stock.

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