Comparing the Top Two: 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW)

3M Company (NYSE:MMM)

3M Company (NYSE:MMM) closed at $169.04 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.02%, whereas, it previously closed at $165.7. The company has a market capitalization of $97.62 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.82 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 3.41 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) produced diluted EPS of 9.37. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 10.33 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 2.08. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 0.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 10.33% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 3.7% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 6.4%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is at 18.04 while the forward p/e is at 16.37. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) stands at 3.02 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 10.06. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 39.57. The quick ratio and the current ratio of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) are reported at 1.4 and 2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) stands at 15.1, 56.2 and 23.5 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is reported at 32.35 Billion with income of 5.6 Billion. The outstanding shares of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) are 577.5 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 69.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.59 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -18.03% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 181.38. The 52 week high of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is placed at 219.75 and 52 week low is standing at 159.32.

Performance wise the shares of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) fell down -3.39% for the week, it also rise 0.08% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -20.31%. The shares decrease -12.1% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shrinked -16.1% for the yearly performance.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW)

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) closed at $67.3 on the last trading session with an decrease of -2.34%, whereas, it previously closed at $68.91. The company has a market capitalization of $5.66 Billion. The company traded shares of 517692 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 581.43 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) produced diluted EPS of 7.9. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 9.14 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.99. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 32.5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 9.14% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 4.32% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 15.1%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) is at 8.52 while the forward p/e is at 7.36. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) stands at 0.19 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.05. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) are reported at 1.2 and 1.7 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) stands at 4.2, 13.6 and 10.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) is reported at 29.96 Billion with income of 693.5 Million. The outstanding shares of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) are 84.15 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 96.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -1.1 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) is ticked at 0.8%, the figure is plummeted -19.54% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 83.11. The 52 week high of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) is placed at 86.62 and 52 week low is standing at 62.35.

Performance wise the shares of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) fell down -5.38% for the week, it also fell -3.4% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -18.97%. The shares decrease -5.1% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) shrinked -14.33% for the yearly performance.