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  • Revenues ($M)$30,274
  • Revenue Percent Change-4.9%
  • Profits ($M)$4,833
  • Profits Percent Change-2.5%
  • Assets ($M)$32,718
  • Employees89,446
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$100,946
  • Previous Rank98
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A+

Diversified products conglomerate 3M saw a slight drop in net income in 2016, but has a five-year plan to increase earnings-per-share by between 8 and 11 percent by 2020. The Minnesota-based company recently opened a new science center where it plans to work on new innovations across its all of its business divisions. The diversity of the product offerings from 3M is truly impressive; the company makes everything rom Scotch tape and Command adhesives to Post-It notes to home organization products, not to mention specialized products for industries ranging from orthodontistry to aerospace engineering.

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Company Info

CEO
Inge G. Thulin
Sector
Industrials
Industry
Miscellaneous
HQ Location
St. Paul, MN
Websitehttp://www.3m.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees89,446

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$30,274-4.9%
Profits ($M)$4,833-2.5%
Assets ($M)$32,718-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$11,708-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$100,946-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues16%
Profits as % of Assets14.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity41.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)7.58
EPS % Change (from 2014)1.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-5.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)14.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.7%