3M Co (MMM) was Reiterated by Jefferies to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 187 from a previous price target of $175 . Jefferies advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 12, 2016.
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 .
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.
3M Co closed down -0.04 points or -0.02% at $166.59 with 15,21,065 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $167.12, the shares hit an intraday low of $166.57 and an intraday high of $167.96 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
In a different news, on Feb 19, 2016, Julie L Bushman (Senior Vice President) sold 12,068 shares at $156.67 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 19, 2016, Gregory R Page (director) purchased 1,000 shares at $156.63 per share price. On Feb 17, 2016, Khandpur K Ashish (Sr. VP, Chief Tech. Officer) sold 2,735 shares at $154.88 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.