3M Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

November 14, 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 fourth quarter of 2011, payable December 12, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 25, 2011. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 95 years.

As of September 30, 2011, 3M had 700,844,681 common shares outstanding and 101,546 shareholders of record.

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