In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $2.50 a share on sales of $8.3 billion.
The stock has risen 11.5% since the company last reported earnings on Jan. 29.
Quarterly estimates have fallen 1.9 cents a share in the past month.
3M is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 20.4 based on the 12-month estimates of 17 analysts surveyed by FactSet.
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