3M (NYSE:MMM) is a steady company, but with the stock trading at 17 times earnings it's important to look at reasons to sell. Fool.com contributor Travis Hoium highlights why low organic growth, currency risk, and 3M's transition back to an R&D company are reasons to sell the stock in the video below. 

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