3M (NYSE: MMM ) has ended more than a decade of outside leadership now that Inge Thulin leads the company. But a renewed focus on R&D and innovation has yet to hit the income statement. Motley Fool contributor Travis Hoium covers the changes that management has made and points out what investors need to look for with 3M in the video below.
With over 50,000 products, 3M plays a role in making everything from computers to power cables. A long history of invention and innovation has driven the company to its wide reach, but a focus on operational efficiency may be hurting the culture that once created Scotch Tape and the Post-it note. So, can 3M become more than a great dividend, returning to its former glory as a growth stock once again? Find out whether 3M has what it takes to pull it off in The Motley Fool's comprehensive new research report on the company. Simply click here now to claim your copy today.