On Tuesday, January 28, 3M (NYSE: MMM) will release its latest earnings report. Benzinga's outlook for 3M is included in the following report.
Earnings and Revenue
Wall Street expects EPS of $2.10 and sales around $8.12 billion.
In the same quarter last year, 3M reported earnings per share of $2.31 on revenue of $7.95 billion. Analysts estimate would represent a 9.09% decrease in the company's earnings. Sales would be up 2.20% from the same quarter last year. The company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:
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Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 7.46%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are probably upset going into this earnings release. Analyst estimates have adjusted lower for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The popular rating by analysts on 3M stock is a Neutral. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past 90 days.
3M is scheduled to hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET and can be accessed here: https://3mtv.mmm.com/public/QwikCast/QwikCastEvent?eventKey=dbad0aac-c5eb-4780-a989-a1196c64c41c