The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE: MMM) today declared a dividend on
the company's common stock of 59 cents per share for the fourth quarter
of 2012, payable Dec. 12, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close
of business on Nov. 23, 2012. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for more than 96 years.
As of Sept. 30, 2012, 3M had 691,931,278 common shares outstanding and
97,733 shareholders of record.
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them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative
collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies
that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops
inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 84,000 people worldwide
and has operations in more than 65 countries. For more information,
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Jacqueline Berry, 651-733-3611
Matt Ginter, 651-733-8206