MMM Company Dividend yield

 Price  148.88
 Dividend  5.96
 Earnings  11.28
 Cash-flow  13.06
 Book value  26.12
 Equity  24.42

MMM Company is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. MMM Company is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

MMM Company paid a total dividend of 3,403 million USD last year, for a market value of 85,010 millions (Market Cap 84,737 millions). Dividend per share of MMM Company is 5.96 USD, and his stock market price 148.88 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, MMM Company has a dividend yield of 4.00%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Industrials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare MMM Company dividend yield with other General Industrials companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of MMM Company

MMM Company Dividend Payout

About the ability of MMM Company to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.96 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). MMM Company payout on ernings is currently 52.84%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that MMM Company can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of MMM Company is USD 13.06 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.96, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of MMM Company, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

MMM Company payout

MMM Company Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

MMM Company Stock performance

Finally, last moth MMM Company showed a return of 0.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -22.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Industrials firms.

MMM Company stock and market return