3M Company operates in the Surgical and medical instruments sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares 3M Company with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
sales of $11.33 billion
of which 43%
was MedSurg Equipment),
Becton Dickinson and Co
of which 69%
was Medical Systems), and
Baxter International Inc.
of which 62%
was Hospital Products).
3M Company reported sales of $30.11 billion
December of 2016.
decrease of 0.5%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $30.27 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, 3M Company had sales
of $29.61 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 7.5% decline
in Electronics and Energy, from $5.22 billion to $4.83 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Industrial (down 0.1% to $10.31 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Safety and Graphics (up 2.6% to $5.66 billion)
Healthcare (up 2.0% to $5.53 billion)
Consumer (up 1.4% to $4.48 billion)
Corporate and Unallocated (up 800.0% to $9.00 million)