3M Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MMM -- USA Stock  

USD 201.60  0.35  0.17%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding 3M Company is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides 3M buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding 3M positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of 3M Company available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from 3M buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also 3M Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon 3M Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0606, jensen alpha of 0.0671, total risk alpha of 0.07, sortino ratio of 0.01454 and treynor ratio of 0.565
Macroaxis provides buy or sell advice on 3M Company to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on 3M. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure 3M Company is not overpriced, please confirm all 3M Company fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Insiders, Cash and Equivalents, Number of Employees, as well as the relationship between Price to Sales and Book Value Per Share . Given that 3M Company has Price to Earning of 29.86 times, we suggest you validate 3M market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself this quarter and beyond given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

3M Thematic Classifications

Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Dividend Beast IdeaDividend Beast
Solid, dividend paying stocks and ETFs
Baby Boomer Prospects IdeaBaby Boomer Prospects
Mega stocks, funds and ETFs that tend to appeal to people considering retirement from the work force

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.09Value At Risk1.29
Potential Upside0.93Standard Deviation0.76
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Jensen Investment Management IncCommon Shares1.5 M297.4 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares765.4 K150.6 M
Confluence Investment Management LlcCommon Shares550.9 K108.4 M
SwedbankCommon Shares538.9 K106 M
Alecta Pensionsforsakring OmsesidigtCommon Shares450 K88.5 M
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares445.2 K87.6 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares353.4 K69.5 M

3M Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.14
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.02

3M Volatility Alert

3M Company has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.81 and kurtosis of 1.29. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate 3M Company to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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3M Fundamental Vs Peers

Fundamentals3MPeer Average
Return On Equity37.58 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset11.48 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin12.83 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin25.09 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation130.64 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding593.69 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders9.74 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions10.42 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted6.89 M3.24 M
Price to Earning29.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book10.90 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.71 times17.81 times
Revenue32.25 B9.85 B
Gross Profit15.74 B21.75 B
EBITDA8.09 B1.41 B
Net Income4.14 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents4.1 B3.89 B
Cash per Share6.90 times5.17 times
Total Debt15.68 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity142.00 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.65 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share18.49 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.62 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.74 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.75 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.32 times1.22 times
Number of Employees91 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization119.69 B29.78 B
Total Asset32.72 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings37.91 B38.24 B
Working Capital3.87 B3.58 B
Current Asset10.99 B36.8 B
   Acquisition or disposition of 3M securities by Buckley George W [view details]

3M Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
3M Company has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
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Please see also 3M Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try Balance Of Power module to check stock momentum by analyzing balance of power indicator and other technical ratios.