In the last trading session, 4.25 million 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 0.97. With the company’s per share price at $101.04 changed hands at -$0.02 or -0.02% during last session, the market valuation stood at $56.47B. MMM’s last price was a discount, traded about -32.53% off its 52-week high of $133.91. The share price had its 52-week low at $92.38, which suggests the last value was 8.57% up since then. When we look at 3M Company’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 4.13 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 3.75 million.
Analysts gave the 3M Company (MMM) stock a consensus recommendation rating of a Hold. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 2 out of 20 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 1 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 17 recommended MMM as a Hold, 0 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. 3M Company’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be $0.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM) trade information
Instantly MMM was in red as seen at the end of in last trading. With action -6.35%, the performance over the past five days has been red. The drop to weekly highs of 108.80 on Monday, 09/18/23 subtracted -0.02% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date downside of -15.74%, with the 5-day performance at -6.35% in the red. However, in the 30-day time frame, 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is -0.75% down. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 11.9 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 3.54 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $115.90, meaning bulls need an upside of 12.82% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, MMM’s forecast low is $96.00 with $158.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -56.37% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to tank 4.99% for it to hit the projected low.
3M Company (MMM) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the 3M Company share is performing relatively much not better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot -1.92% over the past 6 months, a -11.39% in annual growth rate that is considerably lower than the industry average of -4.70%.
Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of 2.10%. The 2023 estimates are for 3M Company earnings to increase by 0.60%, but the outlook for the next 5-year period is at 1.66% per year.
3M Company is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report between October 23 and October 27. The 5.94% annual yield figure for the share gives it an annual dividend of 6.00. It is important to note, however, that the 5.94% dividend yield ratio should serve as a guide only, as you should also take into consideration many other aspects of a company’s operations and fundamentals before making any investment decision.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 0.12% of 3M Company shares while 67.40% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 67.49%. There are 67.40% institutions holding the 3M Company stock share, with Vanguard Group Inc the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 8.83% of the shares, roughly 48.72 million MMM shares worth $4.88 billion.
Blackrock Inc. holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 7.21% or 39.81 million shares worth $3.98 billion as of Jun 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Jun 29, 2023 were Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund. With 17.46 million shares estimated at $1.75 billion under it, the former controlled 3.16% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard 500 Index Fund held about 2.38% of the shares, roughly 13.13 million shares worth around $1.31 billion.