3M financial leverage is the degree to which the firm utilises its fixed-income securities. Companies with high leverage are usually considered to be at financial risk. 3M Company financial risk is the risk to 3M stockholders that is caused by an increase in debt. In other words with a high degree of financial leverage come high interest payments which usually reduces Earnings Per Share (EPS). Please see also analysis of 3M Fundamentals Over Time.
3M Financial Leverage Rating
3M Company Debt to Cash Allocation
3M Financial Leverage Over TimeInterest burden is a component of DuPont return on equity analysis calculated by dividing Earnings before Tax by Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT . This will be 1 for a company with no Interest Expense.
3M Leverage Ratio Over TimeLeverage Ratio is a measure of a firms financial leverage, calculated by dividing Average Assets by Average Equity. A component of DuPont return on equity analysis.