3M Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

August 13, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 48 cents per share for the third quarter of 2007, payable Sept. 12, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 24, 2007. This cash dividend is the 364th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M.

As of June 30, 2007, 3M had 715,811,722 common shares outstanding and 122,500 shareholders of record.

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