3M Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend

The Board of Directors of 3M have declared a dividend on the company's common stock of 50 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2008, payable Dec. 12, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 21, 2008. This cash dividend is the 369th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M.

As of Sept. 30, 2008, 3M had 692,955,037 common shares outstanding and 117,455 shareholders of record.