Weeklong series of events aim to raise awareness and educate
professionals, families and youth about noise-induced hearing loss and
the latest trends in prevention
ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 7, 2013–
Public health experts, school nurses, teachers, students, audiologists,
industrial hygienists and media from around the world will convene in
St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 15-18 for the Innovations
in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Prevention in Kids, a
weeklong series of educational events hosted by 3M and Dangerous
Decibels. The series features a two-day Innovations Conference, an
educators’ training worksh…
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3M Company (MMM), valued at $81.30B, opened at $118.72.
Today’s price range has been between $118.43 and $119.21 per share with a one year range of $86.74 to $122.27.
MMM shares are currently priced at 17.71x this year’s forecasted earnings,
which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry’s -26.78x earnings multiple for the same period.
The company pays shareholders $2.54 per share in dividend income per year, for a current yield of 2.10% .
In a review of the consensus earnings estimate this quarter, 15 sell-side analysts are looking at $1.76 per share, which would be $0.11 better than the year-ago quarter but a $0.02 sequential decrease. Investors should also note that the full-year EPS estimate of $6.70 is $0.38 improvement when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is predicated on a consensus revenue forecast of $7.85 Billion. If reported, that would be a 4.67% increase over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, Argus downgraded (MMM) from Buy to Hold (Oct 27, 2011).
Previously, Barclays Capital upgraded (MMM) from Equal Weight to Overweight. Bernstein upgraded (MMM) from Mkt Perform to Outperform.
With the above information in mind, readers should note that the average price target is $122.60, which is 3.27% above where the stock opened this morning.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM), operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. It is company is involved in many areas; Industrial and Transportation, Health Care, Consumer and Office, Safety, Security and Protection Services, Display and Graphics, Electro and Communications and much more.
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