N95 masks boost 3M’s sales

3M COMPANY $177 is a buy. The company (New York symbol MMM; Income Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 576.8 million; Market cap: $102.1 billion; Divd. yield: 3.6%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.3m.com) raised its quarterly dividend up 5.9% in March 2020, to… Read More

Get a 3.7% yield from 3M Company

Get a 3.7% yield from 3M Company

This company benefits from a wide variety of products, which shield it from downturns in any one industry and region.

In the meantime, it continues to grow sales during the pandemic due to demand for masks and other medical-related products. products… Read More

This PPE supplier offers you gains

3M COMPANY $144 is a buy. The company (New York symbol MMM; Income Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 575.3 million; Market cap: $82.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.6; Dividend yield: 4.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.3m.com) produces more than 60,000 items, including air purifiers, adhesives, bandages and… Read More

Two of these picks just raised your dividends

GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC. $24 remains a hold. The company (Toronto symbol GWO; Conservative Growth Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; shares outstanding: 928.9 million; Market cap: $22.3 billion; Dividend yield: 7.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.greatwestlifeco.com) is Canada’s second-largest life insurer, after Manulife Financial. It also offers mutual funds and… Read More