Dow Dividend Checkup: 3M

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3M is a remarkable company that has increased its dividend for 54 straight years. Its yield is similar to the average for the Dow Jones Industrials, though it's likely to continue to increase its yield going forward. 3M is a solid company and a great innovator. This one could definitely provide ballast for your portfolio in the coming years.

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