3M India Ltd - Stock Valuation and Financial Performance

BSE: 523395 | NSE: 3MINDIA | Diversified | Mid Cap

3M India Share Price

38,788 -593.70 -1.51%
as on 12-Jul'24 16:01

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Market Cap:
43,581 Cr.
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Is 3M India Ltd an attractive stock to invest in?

1. Is 3M India Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that 3M India Ltd is a good quality company.

2. Is 3M India Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of 3M India Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Overvalued zone.

3. Is 3M India Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Strong which suggest that the price of 3M India Ltd is likely to Rise in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing

10 Year X-Ray of 3M India:

Analysis of Financial Track Record

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end
Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.

Financial track record gives insight into the company's performance on key parameters over the past ten years. MoneyWorks4me’s proprietary colour codes make it easy for retail investors to gauge the company’s past performance.
3M India Ltd has performed well in majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is very good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 6.5%12.6%21.5%20.7%22.3%19.4%14.6%7.1%11.7%19.6%-
Value Creation

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 1,7421,8402,1402,3632,5562,8092,7652,4203,0783,7333,927
Sales YoY Gr.-5.6%16.3%10.4%8.2%9.9%-1.6%-12.5%27.2%21.3%-
Adj EPS 38.389.3172.1204.1274.2294.3253.5133242.9380.7476.1
YoY Gr.-133.3%92.8%18.6%34.4%7.3%-13.9%-47.5%82.6%56.7%-
BVPS (₹) 620.9717877.11,088.71,364.11,650.71,841.81,9722,209.31,729.12,104
Adj Net
Cash Flow from Ops. 12017726136529.4267218312334425-
Debt/CF from Ops. 10.1000.30.10000-


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 8.8%7.9%10.5%21.3%
Adj EPS 29.1%6.8%14.5%56.7%
Share Price 23.7% 12.1% 17.1% 36.8%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on
Equity %
Op. Profit
Mgn %
Net Profit
Mgn %
Debt to
Working Cap
Cash Conv.

Recent Performance Summary

Return on Equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 24.80%

Sales growth is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 10.53%

Net Profit is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 14.51%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at 5.24%

Latest Financials - 3M India Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 476.1 517.9
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 3,927 4,189
BVPS (₹.) 2,104 1,905.8
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 2,359 2,136
P/BV 18.39 20.30
PE 81.27 74.70
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 26650.00 / 40726.75
All Time Low / High (₹) 70.00 / 40726.75
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 43,581
Equity (₹ Cr.) 11.3
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 98.6

Management X-Ray of 3M India:

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of 3M India

Adj EPS (Rs.)

Sales (Cr.)

ROE (%)

ROCE (%)

Profit And Loss

(All Figures are in Crores.)
Operating Expenses 1,6311,6371,8031,9942,0762,3012,4252,1832,6963,174
Manufacturing Costs981045764658873617997
Material Costs1,0641,0691,2021,3181,3311,4871,6121,4941,9142,340
Employee Cost 248246250280324301298337349366
Other Costs 221217294333356425443290354371
Operating Profit 111204336369480508340238382560
Operating Profit Margin (%) 6.4%11.1%15.7%15.6%18.8%18.1%12.3%9.8%12.4%15.0%
Other Income 20141849443342273564
Interest 15422214247
Depreciation 48504947424257605356
Exceptional Items 0000000000
Profit Before Tax 69165303369480497320202360561
Tax 26561081281691741015394145
Profit After Tax 43108195241311323219149266416
PAT Margin (%) 2.5%5.9%9.1%10.2%12.1%11.5%7.9%6.2%8.6%11.1%
Adjusted EPS (₹)38.296.2172.9213.7275.7286.7194.4132.5236.3369.4
Dividend Payout Ratio (%)0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%257%

Balance Sheet

(All Figures are in Crores.)

Equity and Liabilities

Shareholders Fund 6998089881,2261,5371,8602,0752,2222,4891,948
Share Capital 11111111111111111111
Reserves 6887969771,2151,5251,8482,0632,2102,4781,937
Minority Interest0000000000
Long Term Debt7865570000
Short Term Debt108000000000
Trade Payables129157226400321323290468502712
Others Liabilities 445507201293262280271201239233
Total Liabilities 1,3891,4791,4201,9242,1242,4702,6372,8913,2302,892

Fixed Assets

Gross Block588587389408412433473461543624
Accumulated Depreciation1701994093127164186212252302
Net Fixed Assets418388349315285269287248291322
CWIP 71126107232325
Investments 00000585505505505505
Trade Receivables265249317408530546507461489595
Cash Equivalents 601143717447894706669371,207634
Others Assets38143290122167210255287263243
Total Assets 1,3891,4791,4201,9242,1242,4702,6372,8913,2302,892

Cash Flow

(All Figures are in Crores.)
Cash Flow From Operating Activity 12017726136529267218312334425
PBT 69165303369480497320202360561
Adjustment 786860101017119462319
Changes in Working Capital -2-121108-266-47-9714252-3
Tax Paid -24-54-124-121-194-199-124-79-101-152
Cash Flow From Investing Activity -47-411218-5901-16-43-20
Capex -47-5-10-14-15-38-20-38-68-60
Net Investments 0000000000
Others 01122633-55221222540
Cash Flow From Financing Activity -73-119-5-4-24-24-25-21-980
Net Proceeds from Shares 0000000000
Net Proceeds from Borrowing 0-700000000
Interest Paid -14-3-2-2-200000
Dividend Paid 000000000-955
Others -59-108-3-104-24-25-21-24
Net Cash Flow 05425737345-319195271269-575
ROE (%)6.3414.3821.6921.7422.4819.0211.136.9511.318.76
ROCE (%)10.1620.5333.5333.2434.6229.1616.419.5415.4325.6
Asset Turnover Ratio1.491.341.531.471.
PAT to CFO Conversion(x)2.791.641.341.510.090.8312.091.261.02
Working Capital Days
Receivable Days53494654667069735653
Inventory Days49524846484752635250
Payable Days44495887997969939295

3M India Ltd Stock News

3M India Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of 3M India on 12-Jul-2024 16:01 is ₹38,788.
Market capitalization or market cap is determined by multiplying the current market price of a company's shares with the total number of shares outstanding. As of 12-Jul-2024 16:01 the market cap of 3M India stood at ₹43,581.
The latest P/E ratio of 3M India as of 12-Jul-2024 16:01 is 81.27.
The latest P/B ratio of 3M India as of 12-Jul-2024 16:01 is 18.39.
The 52-week high of 3M India is ₹40,726.8 and the 52-week low is ₹26,650.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue/sales of 3M India is ₹3,927 ( Cr.) .

About 3M India Ltd

The company is the flagship listed Company of 3M Company, USA in India. 3M India managed its operations in four operating business segments: Safety and Industrial; Transportation & Electronics; Health Care; and Consumer. The Company’s four business segments bring together common or related 3M technologies, enhancing the development of innovative products and services and providing for efficient sharing of business resources. Most of its products involve expertise in technology, product development, manufacturing and marketing, and are subject to competition from products manufactured and sold by other technologically oriented companies

Business area of the company

3M Company is a diversified technology and science Company with a global presence in the following businesses: Safety and Industrial; Transportation & Electronics; Health Care; and Consumer and is among the leading manufacturers of products for many of the markets it serves.

Products of the company

  • Abrasives
  • Advanced materials
  • Aerospace & Aircraft Maintenance
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Automotive
  • Casting & Splinting
  • Dental
  • Filtration
  • Food Safety & Microbiology
  • Food Service & Hospitality
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Health Information Systems
  • Marine Maintenance and Repair
  • Medical Device & Optical Components
  • Orthodontic
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safety Products
  • Securement & Immobilization-Dressing Securement
  • Signs & Displays
  • Skin & Wound Care
  • Sterilization Monitoring
  • Surgical Solutions
  • Tapes & Adhesives
  • Traffic & Vehicle Safety
  • Vascular Access
  • Wire & Cable

Awards & Recognitions

Ethics & Compliance

  • 3M Company was honoured as one of 8 companies in the industrial manufacturing category worldwide for the World’s Most Ethical Company recognition. The company is proud to receive this for seven years in a row, an outcome of the collective efforts of 3Mers around the world.

Business Performance

  • 3M India was ranked 107th by market capitalisation, in Business Today's BT500 India's Most Valuable Listed Companies, an annual study that ranks listed companies on the basis of market capitalization and other financial parameters.


  • An innovation developed by 3M India Limited R&D lab, 3M Scotchkote RG 700 Solar Heat Reflective Coating, was conferred an honourary mention in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas in the Energy category.

Diversity & Inclusion

  • 2019 Working Mother & AVTAR Best Companies for Women in India study recognised 3M India Limited as one of the Top 100 Best Companies for Women in India, for commitment to gender inclusive policies and initiatives.

Manufacturing Excellence

  • 3M India Ranjangaon plant was awarded the Gold Award for Manufacturing Excellence by Frost & Sullivan for the second consecutive year.

Industry Recognition

  • 3M India was recognised on the occasion of World Food Safety Day for contributing to FSSAI standards, methods & capacity building activities.


  • 3M India manufacturing plant at Electronics city received the 3M Corporate recognition for Quality achievement for the eighth consecutive year.



  • Jun - 3M and Birlas become Partners


  • Nov - Foundation laid for Manufacturing Facility at Electronics City, Bangalore


  • Feb - Inauguration of Customer Tech Centre, Bangalore, by Allen F. Jacobson, CEO, 3M, St.Paul
  • Apr - Production of UY connectors
  • Jun - First Shipment of MS2 Connectors
  • Jul - Commencement of Scotch-Brite Conversion
  • Sep - First Shipment of first Automotive Stripings
  • Oct - Installation of Tape Coater


  • Jan - Production of Box Sealing Tape Manufacturing of first batch of Light Water


  • Oct - First Shareholder's Meeting


  • Jul - Self-Certification Approval for Telecom Connectors.
  • Jul - 3M increases equity holding to 51%.
  • Jul - Warehousing Operation at Delhi.
  • Nov - Warehousing Operations at Mumbai


  • Jan - Opening of Chennai Customer Sales Centre 
  • Apr - Opening of Calcutta Customer Sales Centre 
  • Dec - Opening of Bangalore Customer Sales Centre


  • Feb - AS-400 Installed- E-mail and IFS2 Implemented
  • Apr - ISO-9002 Certification 
  • Nov - New Warehouse, Bangalore


  • Feb - Inauguration of Graphics Production Centre - New Warehouse, Mumbai
  • Mar - Printed Post-it Notes
  • Dec - Opening of Second Customer Sales Centre in Bangalore


  • Jan - Industrial land acquisition at Ranjangoon, Pune
  • May - Mumbai Customer Sales Centre Expansion
  • Jul - Chennai Warehouse


  • Jan - Expansion of Bangalore Customer Sales Center-1
  • Apr - 3M Increases equity holding to 76%
  • Jul - Opening of new Delhi Customer Sales Centre with expanded facilities
  • Aug - Inauguration of Innovation Center, Electronics City, Bangalore


  • Jun - Acquisition of Auto Striping India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Jul - Inauguration of Centralized Corporate Office 


  • Dec - Company name changed to 3M India Limited from Birla 3M Limited.


  • Aug - Inauguration of Manufacturing Facility for Corrosion Protection Products in Ahmadabad


  • Dec - Acquisition of Mahindra Engineering & Chemical Products Limited.


  • Apr - Moved to a brand new Corporate Office at UB City in Bangalore
  • Sep - Expansion of Bangalore & Ahmedabad Plants
  • Oct - Acquisition of Macroworx Media Pvt Ltd


  • Jun - 3M completes 20 years of operation in India
  • Oct - 3M India's 5th Manufacturing facility at Ranjangaon begins commercial operations 


  • Jul - Phase 2 of 3M India's Corrosion Protection Manufacturing Facility at Ahmadabad inaugurated.


  • 3M India made its first foray into the retail space in India with the launch of the 3M Car Care Centre initiative.
  • Filed 13 patents & launched over 23 new product innovations for the India market.


  • 3M India's biggest Distribution Centre inaugurated at Electronics City, Bangalore to meet 2015 growth needs.
  • Expanded regional presence with 4 branch offices in Kolkata, Chennai, Pune & Gurgaon respectively.
  • Inaugurated two state-of-the-art Innovation Centres at Bangalore and Gurgaon to focus on local product innovations.Filed 14 patents.
  • Ranked 4th in the prestigious Indian Council of Market Research ( ICMR) list of 'Most Innovative Brands' in India.


  • 3M Wins 2012 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Award for Innovative Enterprise
  • 3M's Renewable Energy Division and Gossamer Space Frames unveiled the world’s largest aperture trough using 3M Solar Mirror Film 1100 for concentrated solar power.


  • 3M topped $30 billion in sales around the globe.


  • In May 2014 3M reached an innovation milestone with the issuance of 52 patents, moving the company’s total number of patents past the 100,000 mark.
  • 8KMiles acquires SERJ solution.
  • EzIAM - An enterprise grade IDaaS availability announcement was made at the AWS Summit- prweb.    
  • 3M scientists and researchers earned the company its 100,000th patent.                   


  • 3M has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 16 consecutive years.
  • 3M opened a state-of-the-art, $150-million research and development laboratory on its Minnesota campus.


  • 3M Healthcare has partnered with leading accreditation body to launch courses for upgradation of sterilization standards in hospitals and nursing homes.
  • Launch of Command range of products in e-Commerce.


  • Launch of Command range of products in Modern Trade.
  • Launch of innovative products like Scotch-Brite Broom, Microfiber cloth and a range of household tapes including wall-safe tapes and student tape.
  • Partnered with adjacent category & household brands for cross promotional activities thereby expanding household reach for our products.


  • The company inaugurated 3M’s third customer innovation center at Mumbai.
  • The company has launched a national level nursing leadership awards program to recognize the contributions of nurses in India.
  • The company’s India R&D team developed a coating technology for the Indian railways to reduce the temperature in passenger trains.
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