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

 Published On: Jul, 2017 |    No of Pages: 58 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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. The company develops technology platforms, including adhesives, abrasives, light management, microreplication, non woven materials, nanotechnology, and surface modification, among others. The company offers its products to diverse sectors ranging from healthcare to automotive to electronics, health care, safety and graphics, and energy to industrial and consumer. 3M 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, the Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific. 3M is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the US.

3M Company Key Recent Developments

Jun 22,2017: Largest Body of Evidence on Clinical Benefits of Patient Warming Now Available
May 31,2017: National Grid commissions green alternative to sulphur hexafluoride
May 23,2017: 3M Releases 2017 Sustainability Report
May 22,2017: EDF RS to install 3M wind vortex generators in US
May 18,2017: U.S. Army and 3M Provide Hearing Protection for Soldiers

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
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 13
3M Company - Company Statement 23
3M Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 24
Head Office 24
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24
Section 2 - Company Analysis 28
3M Company - Business Description 28
Business Description - Consumer 28
Consumer - Overview 28
Consumer - Financials 28
Consumer - Capital Expenditure 28
Business Description - Electronics and Energy 28
Electronics and Energy - Overview 28
Electronics and Energy - Financials 29
Electronics and Energy - Capital Expenditure 29
Business Description - Health Care 29
Health Care - Overview 29
Health Care - Financials 29
Health Care - Capital Expenditure 29
Business Description - Industrial 29
Industrial - Overview 29
Industrial - Financials 29
Industrial - Capital Expenditure 29
Business Description - Safety and Graphics 29
Safety and Graphics - Overview 29
Safety and Graphics - Financials 30
Safety and Graphics - Capital Expenditure 30
3M Company - SWOT Analysis 31
SWOT Analysis - Overview 31
3M Company - Strengths 31
3M Company - Weaknesses 32
3M Company - Opportunities 33
3M Company - Threats 34
3M Company - Key Competitors 35
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 36
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 36
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 37
Performance Chart 40
Financial Performance 40
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 41
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 42
3M Company, Recent Deals Summary 43
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 44
Jun 22, 2017: Largest Body of Evidence on Clinical Benefits of Patient Warming Now Available 44
May 31, 2017: National Grid commissions green alternative to sulphur hexafluoride 45
May 23, 2017: 3M Releases 2017 Sustainability Report 46
May 22, 2017: EDF RS to install 3M wind vortex generators in US 47
May 22, 2017: EDF RS to install 3M wind vortex generators in US 48
May 18, 2017: U.S. Army and 3M Provide Hearing Protection for Soldiers 49
Apr 19, 2017: Patent-Protected Indirect Bonding Techniques from 3M Oral Care 50
Jan 31, 2017: Scottish Power and 3M installs Scotland's first power conductor in 30 years 51
Dec 14, 2016: 3M Files Lawsuit for Design Infringement to Protect Flip-Top Dispenser 52
Oct 26, 2016: Varentec Announces International Distribution Agreements with 3M Company 53
Section 5 - Appendix 54
Methodology 54
Ratio Definitions 54
About GlobalData 58
Contact Us 58
Disclaimer 58

List of Tables
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 13
3M Company, Subsidiaries 24
3M Company, Key Competitors 35
3M Company, Ratios based on current share price 36
3M Company, Annual Ratios 37
3M Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 38
3M Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 39
3M Company, Interim Ratios 41
3M Company, Recent Deals Summary 43
Currency Codes 54
Capital Market Ratios 54
Equity Ratios 55
Profitability Ratios 55
Cost Ratios 56
Liquidity Ratios 56
Leverage Ratios 57
Efficiency Ratios 57

List of Figures
3M Company, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 40
3M Company, Ratio Charts 42


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