|Bid||147.05 x 800|
|Ask||147.04 x 800|
|Day's Range||146.70 - 148.81|
|52 Week Range||139.74 - 206.81|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.92|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||15.30|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||5.96 (4.09%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||May 19, 2022|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
3M (MMM) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Dividend Aristocrats, which are S&P 500 components that have paid and raised their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years, have received more attention as of late thanks to their stability. This track record matters during uncertain times when many investors are more concerned about capital preservation than taking unnecessary risk. 3M (NYSE: MMM), Walmart (NYSE: WMT), and Pentair (NYSE: PNR) are three Dividend Aristocrats that could be worth buying now.
A jury in Pensacola, Florida federal court on Friday ordered 3M Co to pay $77.5 million to a U.S. Army veteran who said he suffered hearing damage as a result of using the company's military-issue earplugs. The verdict for veteran James Beal is the largest yet for an individual in a sprawling litigation over the earplugs that as of May 16 included more than 290,000 claims in the Pensacola court, by far the largest mass tort litigation in U.S. history.