3M Company (MMM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2013

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3M Company ( MMM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.635 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MMM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MMM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $130.13, the dividend yield is 1.95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MMM was $130.13, representing a -0.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $130.50 and a 47.21% increase over the 52 week low of $88.40.

MMM is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ) and Covidien plc. ( COV ). MMM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.51. Zacks Investment Research reports MMM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.01%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MMM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MMM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MMM as a top-10 holding:

  • DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIS with an increase of 17.32% over the last 100 days. DIA has the highest percent weighting of MMM at 5.2%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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