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3M Co. Announces Rise In Q2 Earnings


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(RTTNews.com) - 3M Co. ( MMM ) reported a profit for its second quarter that rose from last year.

The company's bottom line totaled $1.86 billion, or $3.07 per share. This compares with $1.58 billion, or $2.58 per share, in last year's second quarter.


Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.58	 per share, according to 

figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 7.4% to $8.39 billion from $7.81 billion last year.

3M Co. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $1.86 Bln. vs. $1.58 Bln. last year. -EPS (Q2): $3.07 vs. $2.58 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $2.58

-Revenue (Q2): $8.39 Bln vs. $7.81 Bln last year.

<b>-Guidance</b>:

Full year EPS guidance: $10.20 to $10.45

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This article appears in: Fundamental Analysis , World Markets , Stocks , Earnings
Referenced Symbols: MMM ,



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