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3M Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

November 8, 2010

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE: MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 52.5 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2010, payable December 12, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 19, 2010. This cash dividend is the 377th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M.

As of September 30, 2010, 3M had 714,859,083 common shares outstanding and 107,259 shareholders of record.

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A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M’s core strength is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms – often in combination – to a wide array of customer needs. With $23 billion in sales, 3M employs 75,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.


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