3M Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides 3M Company 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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3M Company -- USA Stock  

USD 245.91  2.2  0.89%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding 3M Company is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon 3M Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.111, jensen alpha of 0.1803, total risk alpha of (0.25), sortino ratio of (0.29) and treynor ratio of (0.99)
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 Cash per Share, Market Capitalization and the relationship between Revenue and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that 3M Company has Price to Earning of 27.32 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.15Value At Risk0.89
Potential Upside1.31Standard Deviation0.6
 Return Density 

3M Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.14
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.23

3M Volatility Alert

3M Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.31 and kurtosis of 0.16. However, we advise investors to further study 3M Company technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Fundamentals3MPeer Average
Return On Equity45.36 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset13.19 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin17.71 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin23.59 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation153.86 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding595.61 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders9.74 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions10.42 % 18.37 %
Price to Earning27.32 times40.69 times
Price to Book12 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.7 times17.81 times
Revenue31 B9.85 B
Gross Profit15.07 B21.75 B
EBITDA8.75 B1.41 B
Net Income5.49 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.42 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.74 times5.17 times
Total Debt11.67 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity95.6 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.07 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share20.39 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations6.59 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share8.96 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.69 times1.22 times
Number of Employees89.45 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization145.77 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
Current Liabilities7.12 B33.34 B
Z Score8.6708.73


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   3M exotic insider transaction detected [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.111
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.98)
Mean Deviation0.4463
Semi Deviation0.1368
Downside Deviation0.4893
Coefficient Of Variation398.24
Standard Deviation0.5991
Information Ratio(0.23)
Jensen Alpha0.1803
Total Risk Alpha(0.25)
Sortino Ratio(0.29)
Treynor Ratio(0.99)
Maximum Drawdown1.63
Value At Risk(0.89)
Potential Upside1.31
Downside Variance0.2394
Semi Variance0.0187
Expected Short fall(0.59)

Current Valuation

3M Current Valuation Analysis
3M Company is regarded third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Industrial industry is now estimated at about 697.81 Billion. 3M totals roughly 153.86 Billion in current valuation claiming about 22% of equities under Diversified Industrial industry.