3M Company - Comparative Multiple Analysis

3M Company (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of 3M Company

WikiWealth compares 3M Company's revenue, EBITDA, and EBIT multiples to their peers in order to determine the appropriate fair valuation. Click in the top right corner to experiment with 3M Company's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

1. WikiWealth uses quantitative measures to determine the multiple range for 3M Company.
2. Free cash flow to the firm (FCF) multiple is free cash flow to equity holders plus interest owed to 3M Company's debt holders.
3. Multiples incorporate benefits due to economies of scale; WikiWealth compares absolute enterprise value multiples to competitor's multiples.
4. WikiWealth excludes outliers when calculating individual company multiples.

Helpful Information for 3M Company's Analysis

How does this work? The Comparative Investment Analysis determines the value of 3M Company by comparing 3M Company financial ratios, prices, growth rates, margins, etc. to those of relevant peer groups.

Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price of investments, especially initial public offerings (IPOs). It is one element of WikiWealth's three Wall Street approaches used to determine the correct fair value of 3M Company.

See the 3M Company cash flow (DCF) analysis for a completely different approach that's popular on Wall Street for determining the value of an investment in 3M Company.

Also, see the 3M Company's buffett intrinsic valuation analysis for WikiWealth's attempt to replicate the investing formula's used by Warren Buffett and 3M Company's valuation conclusion for a quick summary.