3M Co (MMM) : Investment Counsel reduced its stake in 3M Co by 16.02% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 22,743 shares of 3M Co which is valued at $3,838,564 after selling 4,339 shares in 3M Co , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 11, 2016.3M Co makes up approximately 3.55% of Investment Counsel’s portfolio.
3M Co opened for trading at $168.32 and hit $169 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $168.78, with a gain of 0.37% or 0.62 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 14,17,007 shares. Company has a market cap of $102,118 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Fruth Investment Management reduced its stake in MMM by selling 165 shares or 1.44% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,292 shares of MMM which is valued at $1,881,134. 3M Co makes up approx 0.95% of Fruth Investment Management’s portfolio.Eqis Capital Management boosted its stake in MMM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 133 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,262 shares of 3M Co which is valued at $1,376,367. 3M Co makes up approx 0.10% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.Mai Capital Management boosted its stake in MMM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,953 additional shares and now holds a total of 11,603 shares of 3M Co which is valued at $1,932,944. 3M Co makes up approx 0.16% of Mai Capital Management’s portfolio.Lvm Capital Management Ltdmi reduced its stake in MMM by selling 1,900 shares or 10.24% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 16,649 shares of MMM which is valued at $2,773,557. 3M Co makes up approx 0.88% of Lvm Capital Management Ltdmi’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, 3M Co reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.18 according to the earnings call on Jan 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.62. The company had revenue of $7298.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $7208.21 million. The company’s revenue was down -5.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.81 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on 3M Co. Company shares were Reiterated by Jefferies on Apr 12, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 187 from a previous price target of $175 .Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Mar 30, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 190 from a previous price target of $170 .
3M Company is a diversified technology company. The Company operates in five business segments: Industrial which serves a range of markets such as automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and automotive aftermarket electronics appliance paper and printing packaging food and beverage and construction; Safety and Graphics which serves a range of markets for the safety security and productivity of people facilities and systems; Electronics and Energy which serves customers in electronics and energy markets including solutions for electronic devices telecommunications networks electrical products power generation and distribution and infrastructure protection; Health Care which serves markets that include medical clinics and hospitals pharmaceuticals dental and orthodontic practitioners and health information systems and Consumer which serves markets that include consumer retail office retail home improvement building maintenance and other markets.