3M Buy or Sell Recommendation

3M Company -- USA Stock  

USD 219.52  1.77  0.81%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding 3M Company is 'Cautious Hold'. 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 Current Recommendation

Cautious Hold


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Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

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Analyst Consensus

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon 3M Company has a mean deviation of 1.29, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.64, variance of 2.7, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
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 27.18 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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Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.18Value At Risk3.14
Potential Upside2.12Standard Deviation1.64
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Jensen Investment Management IncCommon Shares1.4 M302.8 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares733.1 K160.9 M
Chevy Chase Trust Holdings IncCommon Shares686.1 K150.6 M
First Manhattan CoCommon Shares665.5 K146.1 M
Regions Financial CorpCommon Shares506.4 K111.2 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares499.6 K109.7 M
Confluence Investment Management LlcCommon Shares481.1 K105.6 M

3M Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.0227
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

3M Volatility Alert

3M Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.63 and kurtosis of 0.33. 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 Equity44.33 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset12.93 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin15.35 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin28.04 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation138.76 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding594.71 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders9.74 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions10.42 % 18.37 %
Price to Earning27.18 times40.69 times
Price to Book11.09 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.05 times17.81 times
Revenue31.66 B9.85 B
Gross Profit15.66 B21.75 B
EBITDA8.88 B1.41 B
Net Income4.86 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents4.13 B3.89 B
Cash per Share6.93 times5.17 times
Total Debt14.01 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity120.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.86 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share19.44 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations4.36 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share7.93 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.09 times1.22 times
Number of Employees91.54 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization128.17 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 Score6.8708.73
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