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3M Company (MMM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: Jan-2017 | Format: PDF | GlobalData | Number of pages: 64 | Code: MRS - 102064

3M Company (MMM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

3M Company (3M) is a diversified technology company that specializes in the development, manufacture and marketing of a wide range of innovative products. 3M develops technology platforms, including adhesives, abrasives, light management, microreplication, nonwoven materials, nanotechnology, and surface modification among others. The company offers its products to diverse sectors ranging from healthcare to automotive to electronics and energy to industrial and consumer. The company markets its products through wholesalers, retailers, jobbers, distributors, dealers, sales representatives and direct to users. The company has operations in North and South America; Europe Middle East and Africa; and Asia Pacific. 3M is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the US.

3M Company Key Recent Developments

Dec 14, 2016: 3M Files Lawsuit for Design Infringement to Protect Flip-Top Dispenser
Oct 26, 2016: Varentec Announces International Distribution Agreements with 3M Company
Oct 25, 2016: 3M Delivers Third-Quarter Sales Of $7.7 Billion And Earnings Of $2.15 Per Share
Sep 28, 2016: Invenergy and 3M Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gunsight Mountain Wind Energy Center
Jul 21, 2016: 3M Strengthens Design and Creativity with New 3M Design Center

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- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of Contents  
Table of Contents  2
List of Tables  4
List of Figures  5
Section 1 - About the Company  6
3M Company - Key Facts  6
3M Company - Key Employees  7
3M Company - Key Employee Biographies  9
3M Company - Major Products and Services  10
3M Company - History  14
3M Company - Company Statement  26
3M Company - Locations And Subsidiaries  28
Head Office  28
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  28
Section 2 – Company Analysis  33
3M Company - Business Description  33
Business Description - Consumer  33
Consumer - Overview  33
Consumer - Financials  33
Consumer - Capital Expenditure  33
Business Description - Electronics and Energy  33
Electronics and Energy - Overview  33
Electronics and Energy - Financials  33
Electronics and Energy - Capital Expenditure  33
Business Description - Health Care  34
Health Care - Overview  34
Health Care - Financials  34
Health Care - Capital Expenditure  34
Business Description - Industrial  34
Industrial - Overview  34
Industrial - Financials  34
Industrial - Capital Expenditure  34
Business Description - Safety and Graphics  34
Safety and Graphics - Overview  34
Safety and Graphics - Financials  34
Safety and Graphics - Capital Expenditure  34
3M Company - Corporate Strategy  35
3M Company - SWOT Analysis  36
SWOT Analysis - Overview  36
3M Company - Strengths  36
3M Company - Weaknesses  37
3M Company - Opportunities  38
3M Company - Threats  39
3M Company - Key Competitors  40
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  41
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  41
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  42
Performance Chart  44
Financial Performance  44
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  45
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  46
3M Company, Recent Deals Summary  47
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments  48
Dec 14, 2016: 3M Files Lawsuit for Design Infringement to Protect Flip-Top Dispenser  48
Oct 26, 2016: Varentec Announces International Distribution Agreements with 3M Company  49
Oct 25, 2016: 3M Delivers Third-Quarter Sales Of $7.7 Billion And Earnings Of $2.15 Per Share  50
Sep 28, 2016: Invenergy and 3M Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gunsight Mountain Wind Energy Center  52
Jul 11, 2016: 3M Announces New Leadership Appointments  53
Jul 06, 2016: US DOE announces $13m funding to advance hydrogen storage technologies  54
May 26, 2016: 3M Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Dental Direkt  55
Apr 26, 2016: 3M Posts First-Quarter Sales of $7.4 Billion and GAAP EPS of $2.05  56
Mar 29, 2016: 3M introduces new five-year financial objectives; reaffirms full-year 2016 outlook  58
Mar 28, 2016: 3M Honors Legacy of Research and Discovery  59
Section 5 – Appendix  60
Methodology  60
Ratio Definitions  60
About GlobalData  64
Contact Us  64
Disclaimer  64

                        
            

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