3M Company (MMM)’s Executive Vice President James Bauman Unloaded 8834 shares of the Company; Azz Has 1.19 Sentiment

AZZ Inc. provides galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment, and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, refining, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $1.11 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Energy and Galvanizing Services. It has a 21.73 P/E ratio. The Energy segment provides specialized services and products designed to support industrial, nuclear, and electrical applications.

Shareholder, James Bauman is the 3M Co’s insider which unloaded shares of 3M Co, 8,834 to be exact. These insider shares were based on a stock price per share of $247.5, with the insider transaction worth approx. $2,186,059 U.S Dollars. James Bauman right now has rights to 15,637 shares which are roughly 0.00% of the Minnesota-based company’s market cap.

3M Company operates as a diversified technology firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $139.61 billion. The company's Industrial segment offers tapes; coated, non-woven, and bonded abrasives; adhesives; advanced ceramics; sealants; specialty materials; separation and purification products; closure systems for personal hygiene products; acoustic systems products; automotive components; and abrasion-resistant films, and paint finishing and detailing products. It has a 29.8 P/E ratio. The Company’s Safety and Graphics Business segment provides personal protection products, traffic safety and security products, commercial graphics systems, commercial cleaning and protection products, floor matting, roofing granules for asphalt shingles, and fall protection products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 59 investors sold 3M Company shares while 612 reduced holdings. 101 funds opened positions while 417 raised stakes. 387.06 million shares or 0.01% more from 387.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 14,202 are held by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh. Moreover, Naples Advisors Limited Co has 0.83% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 11,778 shares. Acropolis Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.35% or 23,826 shares. Martingale Asset Mngmt L P has 0.67% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Mgmt stated it has 0.58% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). San Francisco Sentry Investment Gru (Ca), California-based fund reported 10,045 shares. Steinberg Asset holds 0.11% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 3,714 shares. Neuberger Berman Llc holds 1.60 million shares. Public Sector Pension Board stated it has 0.13% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Copeland Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Wooster Corthell Wealth Management Inc owns 1,304 shares. Sabal Com accumulated 123,059 shares. Valley Advisers holds 2,016 shares. Reliance Tru Of Delaware has 0.37% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Korea-based Korea Inv Corporation has invested 0.36% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).

Among 16 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. 3M has $272.0 highest and $135 lowest target. $228.53’s average target is -2.62% below currents $234.68 stock price. 3M had 76 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, October 24 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the shares of MMM in report on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of MMM in report on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. The stock of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Citigroup. Credit Suisse maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Friday, April 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, December 12. The stock of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, December 14.

The stock decreased 4.28% or $10.49 during the last trading session, reaching $234.68. About 4.54 million shares traded or 122.41% up from the average. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 insider sales for $30.19 million activity. The insider Fong Ivan K sold $547,377. THULIN INGE G sold 44 shares worth $11,102. Vrohidis Ippocratis also sold $56,178 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Thursday, February 1. Shares for $3.33M were sold by Keel Paul A. Little Frank R Jr. had sold 2,719 shares worth $560,200. Gangestad Nicholas C sold $419,846 worth of stock. $474,944 worth of stock was sold by Shin Hak Cheol on Thursday, February 1.

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. holds 1.79% of its portfolio in AZZ Inc. for 1.02 million shares. Alphaone Investment Services Llc owns 85,444 shares or 1.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Capital Management has 1.09% invested in the company for 47,595 shares. The Massachusetts-based Ironwood Investment Management Llc has invested 0.88% in the stock. Snyder Capital Management L P, a California-based fund reported 220,106 shares.