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MMM 3M COMPANY StockScouter® Report

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StockScouter® Score

3M COMPANY, a large cap growth company in the capital goods sector, is expected to slightly outperform the market over the next six months with slightly less than average risk

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Summary

Positives

  • Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive
  • One or more less experienced analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for MMM. Positive/Neutral

 

Concerns

  • The ratio of MMM’s forward price-to-earnings multiple to its estimated growth rate is well above the average of comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Negative
  • Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a small number of shares recently. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that large cap stocks will be in favor, growth stocks will be in favor, and capital goods stocks will be in favor.

Expected Risk/Return

Progress: 40% done.
Progress: 80% done.
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Core Model Grades

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Previous Ratings

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