3M Company (MMM) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by WMIntelligence

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									3M Company

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3M Company                                                                          Financial Snapshot

                                                                                    Operating Performance
Fast Facts
Headquarters Address
                                      3M Center, St. Paul, 55144,United States of   The company reported revenue of US$29,904 million
                                      America                                       during the fiscal year 2012 (2012). The company's
                                                                                    revenue grew at a CAGR of 4.30% during 2008–
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                                                                                    2012, with an annual growth of 0.99% over 2011. In
                                                                                    2012, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                                    + 1 651 7339973                              21.68%, as against 20.86% in 2011.

Website                               www.3m.com
                                                                                    Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         MMM, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   87,677

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              29,904




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses

Diverse business operations           Legal proceedings

Enhanced financial leverage

Focus on R&D

Strong liquidity position

Strong operational performance

Opportunities                         Threats
Improvement in residential remodeling
                                      Foreign currency fluctuations
market in the US
Positive outlook in the global
                                      Increase in labor costs in the US
construction industry
Positive outlook of the automotive
                                      Stringent regulations
industry

Strategic aqcisitions




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ......................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.2       Business Description ....................................................................................................................................... 6
    1.3       Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................. 10
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..................................... 10
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators ............................................................................................................ 13
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit.................................................................................................................... 13
      2.2.2       Asset and Liabilities ................................................................................................................................... 14
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ........................................................................................................................ 15
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ................................................................................................................................ 16
      2.2.5       Solvency ................................................................................................................................................... 17
      2.2.6       Valuation ................................................................................................................................................... 18
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ............................................................................................................................ 19
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization ................................................................................................................................. 20
      2.3.2       Efficiency................................................................................................................................................... 21
      2.3.3       Valuation ................................................................................................................................................... 22
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset ................................................................................................................. 23
      2.3.5       Liquidity............................................................................................................................................
								
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