3M Company [MMM] saw a change by 4.32% with the trading session, closing the trade at the price of $171.47. The company is holding 576.50M shares with keeping 574.09M floating shares. With the latest trading session, the stock is set at 13.87% off compared to its 52-week low, sliding -21.97% from high for the same period of time.

Since its 90-day high, the share price saw a move by -2.97%, trading +13.87% in oppose to its 90-day low While during the day, 576.50M shares valued at 3.8 million were bought and sold.

3M Company [NYSE:MMM]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 150.58 to 219.75. This is compared to its latest closing price of $164.37.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Tue 4 Feb (In 58 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of 3M Company [MMM]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for 3M Company [MMM] sitting at +23.73 and its Gross Margin at +49.41, this company’s Net Margin is now 15.50%. These measurements indicate that 3M Company [MMM] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 30.99, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 23.50%. Its Return on Equity is 50.09, and its Return on Assets is 14.36. These metrics all suggest that 3M Company is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, 3M Company [MMM] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 150.03. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 60.00, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 40.27. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded

company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 32.39, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 137.67.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 11.88 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.59. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.44, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.12. 3M Company [MMM] has a Price to Book Ratio of 11.21, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 17.81 and P/E Ratio of 20.38. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, 3M Company [MMM] earns $350,368 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 6.60 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.88. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.29 and its Current Ratio is 1.89. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

3M Company [MMM] has 576.50M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $98.85B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 150.58 to 219.75. At its current price, it has moved down by -21.97% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 13.87% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.10, which indicates that it is 2.22% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 57.73. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is 3M Company [MMM] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of 3M Company [MMM], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.