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logoMorningstarJuly 28, 2021

3M Company: Despite Solid Second-Quarter Print, We Lower 3M's FVE as a Result of Expected U.S. Tax Reform

Symbols
MMM
Sector(s)
Industrials
Rating
Current Price
$179.82
Fair Value
Economic Moat
Stewardship
Summary

3M is a multinational conglomerate that has operated since 1902 when it was known as Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing. The company is well-known for its research and development laboratory, and the firm leverages its science and technology across multiple product categories. As of 2020, 3M is organized into four business segments: safety and industrial, transportation and electronics, healthcare, and consumer. Nearly 50% of the company’s revenue comes from outside the Americas, with the safety and industrial segment constituting a plurality of the firm’s net sales. Many of the company’s 60,000-plus products touch and concern a variety of consumers and end markets.

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Analyst Profile

Joshua Aguilar

Equity Analyst
Joshua Aguilar is an equity analyst for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. He covers a variety of industrials stocks, including diversified conglomerates. Prior to becoming an analyst, Aguilar was an associate on Morningstar’s financial-services team and a member of the valuation committee.Before joining Morningstar, Aguilar was a small-business-transaction attorney and represented clients in entity formation, buying and selling businesses, contract drafting, and deal negotiation.Aguilar holds a juris doctor degree from Wake Forest, a Master of Business Administration in finance from Rollins College, and a bachelor’s degree in political science and criminology from the University of Florida, where he graduated magna cum laude.