246.17 -0.14 (-0.06%)
After hours: 4:37PM EST
|Bid||245.93 x 300|
|Ask||246.60 x 300|
|Day's Range||245.12 - 247.26|
|52 Week Range||173.55 - 249.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.50|
|Earnings Date||Jan 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.70 (1.89%)|
|1y Target Est||1.80|
When manufacturing powerhouse 3M reports fourth-quarter earnings, analysts expect a solid quarter - but the outlook beyond that isn’t too exciting.
The number of analysts tracking 3M in the past three months has been reduced to 14. The analysts’ consensus target price for 3M us $232.33, which is ~6.8% above the recommended target price. In the past three months, analysts’ consensus on 3M rose from $211.20 to the current target price.
Continued focus on three levers, portfolio management, investment in innovation and business transformation, is likely to help 3M Company (MMM) to generate higher revenues for fourth-quarter 2017.
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