3M Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

May 10, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 55 cents per share for the second quarter of 2011, payable June 12, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 20, 2011. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 94 years.

As of March 31, 2011, 3M had 710,577,360 common shares outstanding and 103,414 shareholders of record.

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