3M Co. is a technology company, which manufactures industrial, safety, and consumer products. It operates through the following segments: Safety and Industrial, Transportation and Electronics, Health Care, Consumer, and Corporate and Unallocated. The Safety and Industrial segment consists of personal safety, industrial adhesives and tapes, abrasives, closure and masking systems, electrical markets, automotive aftermarket, and roofing granules. The Transportation and Electronics segment includes electronics, automotive and aerospace, commercial solutions, advanced materials, and transportation safety. The Health Care segment offers medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, oral care solutions, separation and purification sciences, health information systems, inhalation and transdermal drug delivery systems, and food safety products. The Consumer segment covers consumer healthcare, home care, home improvement, and stationery and office products, such as consumer bandages, braces, supports, respirators, cleaning products, retail abrasives, picture hanging, and consumer air quality solutions. The Corporate and Unallocated segment refers to special items and other corporate expense-net. The company was founded by Henry S. Bryan, Hermon W. Cable, John Dwan, William A. McGonagle, and J. Danley Budd in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN. (SOURCE:https://www.wsj.com/market-data/quotes/MMM/company-people)
At Global Accountancy Institute,Inc., we believe that each trade should have a name. Hence within our trading models, we have four(4) types of trades that we execute daily.
Global MMM Micro-Trend Trades
Global MMM Short-Term Trend Trades
Global MMM Medium-Term Trend Trades
Global MMM Long-Term Trend Trades.
The Global MMM Micro-Trend Trades are executed by our Proprietary Global Algorithmic Trading Software(GATS) using Sub-System #0,#1 & #2 which trade in the direction of our Four Hour Time Bars(FHTB) with a Trailing Stop Loss given by two(2) to four(4) times the Daily Average True Range(DATR) using period 25 using period 25.
The Global MMM Short-Term Trend Trades are executed by our Proprietary Global Algorithmic Trading Software(GATS) using Sub-System #3 which trade in the direction of our Daily Time Bars(DTB) with a Trailing Stop Loss given by five(5) times the Daily Average True Range(DATR) using period 25.
The Global MMM Medium-Term Trend Trades are executed by our Proprietary Global Algorithmic Trading Software(GATS) using Sub-System #4 which trade in the direction of our Weekly Time Bars(WTB) with a Trailing Stop Loss given by six(6) times the Daily Average True Range(DATR) using period 25.
The Global MMM Long-Term Trend Trades are executed by our Proprietary Global Algorithmic Trading Software(GATS) using Sub-System #5 & #6 which trade in the direction of our Monthly Time Bars(MTB) with a Trailing Stop Loss equal to seven(7) to eight(8) times the Daily Average True Range(DATR) using period 25.
Our Global Algorithmic Trading Software (GATS) #3 on September 03, 2022, indicates the following for 3M Co.( $MMM):
The MMM Long Term Trend (LTT) is currently Bearish
The MMM Medium Term Trend (MTT) is currently Bearish
The MMM Short Term Trend (STT) is currently Bearish
The MMM Micro Trend (MT) is currently Bearish
3M Co.( $MMM) P/E Ratio (TTM): P/E Ratio (TTM) = 17.01(09/02/22)
The Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio, a key valuation measure, is calculated by dividing the stock’s most recent closing price by the sum of the diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for the trailing 12 month period.
3M Co.( $MMM) Earnings Per Share (TTM):EPS (TTM) = $7.15
A company’s net income for the trailing twelve month period expressed as a dollar amount per fully diluted shares outstanding.
3M Co.( $MMM) Market Capitalization: Market Cap= $69.29B
Reflects the total market value of a company. Market Cap is calculated by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the stock’s price. For companies with multiple common share classes, market capitalization includes both classes.
3M Co.( $MMM) Shares Outstanding:Shares Outstanding = 569.60 M
Number of shares that are currently held by investors, including restricted shares owned by the company’s officers and insiders as well as those held by the public.
3M Co.( $MMM) Public Float: Public Float = 568.98 M
The number of shares in the hands of public investors and available to trade. To calculate, start with total shares outstanding and subtract the number of restricted shares. Restricted stock typically is that issued to company insiders with limits on when it may be traded.
3M Co.( $MMM)Dividend Yield: Yield = 4.90%(09/02/22)
A company’s dividend expressed as a percentage of its current stock price.
Dark days might be ahead for 3M Co.( $MMM)!. The company filed for bankruptcy for Aearo Technologies, a subsidiary that once made the earplugs, as a way to fence off the litigation from the rest of 3M.
We will attempt a Bearish 3M Co.( $MMM) trade based on the current bearish market structure as shown on the Global Algorithmic Trading Software (GATS) #5 with potential trade entry signal as follows:
Global Potential Trade Entry Signal #1 :$121.33
Global Maximum Catastrophe Hard Stop Loss GAP:7×3.4024)=$10.21
Global Maximum Catastrophe Trailing Stop: 7×3.4024= $10.21
Global Maximum Profit Target: 3 x $10.21 = $30.63
Global Take Profit Target = $121.33 – $30.63 = $90.70
Current Price as at September 03,2022: $121.34
Dark days might be ahead for 3M Co.( $MMM)!. We could see the MMM trading at $90.70 within a few weeks!
Trade at your own risk!. This is not an investment advice!
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