|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's range||147.58 - 150.15|
|52-week range||125.60 - 202.77|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.97|
|PE ratio (TTM)||20.74|
|Earnings date||24 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022|
|Forward dividend & yield||5.96 (4.04%)|
|Ex-dividend date||19 May 2022|
|1y target est||146.02|
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3M Company ("3M") (NYSE: MMM) announced today the commencement of an exchange offer to effect the separation of its food safety business (the "Food Safety Business"), in furtherance of the previously announced Reverse Morris Trust transaction with Neogen Corporation ("Neogen") (NASDAQ: NEOG) through the merger of Garden SpinCo Corporation ("SpinCo"), currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M formed to hold the Food Safety Business, with a subsidiary of Neogen (the "Merger").
3M Health Care's Medical Solutions Division has advanced the delivery of 3M™ Veraflo™ Therapy. A new 3M™ Veraflo™ Cleanse Choice Complete™ Dressing Kit and a software upgrade for the 3M™ V.A.C.® Ulta Therapy Unit was introduced at no increase cost to the customer. These new offerings help simplify the care delivery processes for clinicians using Veraflo Therapy (negative pressure wound therapy with instillation) and help make dressing changes easier, faster, and less painful for their patients a