3M Company [NYSE: MMM] gained by 1.44% on the last trading session, reaching $148.96 price per share at the time. 3M Company represents 581.58M in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $86.63B with the latest information.

The 3M Company traded at the price of $148.96 with 5.16 million shares were bought and sold during the latest trading session. Over the period of the last 3 months, the average trading volume of MMM shares recorded 3.05M.

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

Its stock price has been found in the range of 145.97 to 219.75. This is compared to its latest closing price of $146.85.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on 04/28/2020.

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 +21.70 and its Gross Margin at +46.61, this company’s Net Margin is now 14.20%. 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 24.92, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 16.30%. Its Return on Equity is 46.02, and its Return on Assets is 11.26. 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 211.66. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 67.91, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 47.69. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 16.18, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 181.22.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 12.69 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.39. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.38, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.18. 3M Company [MMM] has a Price to Book Ratio of 10.08, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 14.60 and P/E Ratio of 19.08. These metrics all suggest that 3M Company is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, 3M Company [MMM] earns $334,183 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 6.55 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.79. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.96 and its Current Ratio is 1.41. 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 581.58M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $86.63B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 145.97 to 219.75. At its current price, it has moved down by -32.21% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 2.05% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.12, which indicates that it is 2.54% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 28.32. This stock, according to these metrics, is currently 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.