3M Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MMM -- USA Stock  

USD 198.94  3.99  1.97%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding 3M Company is 'Strong 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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon 3M Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.25, jensen alpha of 0.21, total risk alpha of 0.18, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.39
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 27.99 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

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3M Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.27Value At Risk1.71
Potential Upside1.56Standard Deviation1.17
 Return Density 

3M Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.74
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.16

3M Volatility Alert

3M Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.25 and kurtosis of 3.68. 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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3M Fundamental Vs Peers

Fundamentals3MPeer Average
Return On Equity40.11 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset12.21 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin13.44 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin25.98 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation127.7 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding586.61 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders7.74 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions10.42 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted8.52 M3.24 M
Price to Earning27.99 times40.69 times
Price to Book11.45 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.62 times17.81 times
Revenue32.83 B9.85 B
Gross Profit15.74 B21.75 B
EBITDA8.53 B1.41 B
Net Income4.41 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.19 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.43 times5.17 times
Total Debt14.54 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity139.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.56 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share17.67 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.9 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.66 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share7.23 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.04 times1.22 times
Number of Employees91 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization118.69 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
   Payment of 189 shares by Schmoll William J of 3M subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

3M Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

3M Company generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
3M Company has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
On August 23, 2018 3M paid $ 1.36 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Sharer Kevin W of 259 shares of 3M subject to Rule 16b-3

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3M Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price213.50
Target Mean Price213.56
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price255.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions16
Target Low Price170.00
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