3M Company (
) 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
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. (
) and Covidien plc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
- iShares Global Industrials ETF (
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%.