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:
Becton Dickinson and Co
sales of $12.09 billion
of which 67%
Baxter International Inc.
of which 54%
was Americas), and
of which 45%
was MedSurg Equipment).
3M Company reported sales of $31.66 billion
December of 2017.
increase of 5.1%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were $30.11 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, 3M Company had sales
of $29.90 billion.
Sales of Safety and Graphics saw an increase
8.6% in 2017, from
$5.66 billion to $6.15 billion.
Not all segments of 3M Company experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Corporate and Unallocated fell 88.9% to $1.00 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).