3M Company: Many Red Flags, Not Just Litigation

Aug. 29, 2022 1:01 PM ET3M Company (MMM)GE, SHLDQ, GM, SIX, IBM, JNK, TOSBF, TOSYY, T, ASH, VVV71 Comments


  • Lawsuits, forever chemicals, competition, and many other factors are toppling the industrial conglomerate 3M Company.
  • A fate worse than death awaits investors in 3M: stagnation and indecisiveness.
  • Instead of clinging on to hope for the future, just sell 3M and walk away. "Take the L" as the kids say nowadays.
  • Especially because the reasons to buy 3M can be found in other outperforming assets.

Prague, Czech republic - May 22, 2017: 3M company logo on headquarters building


3M Is Joining Bad Company

Unfortunately, certain once powerful companies tend to struggle at the end of their lives. The years of death throes from companies like 3M (NYSE:MMM), General Electric (GE), Sears (OTC:SHLDQ

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3M quarterly revenue and ebitda, with 10 year CAGR


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3M leverage, dividend yield, and payout ratio


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