What This Surprising Quarter Means for 3M's Future

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3M (NYSE: MMM  ) surprised investors when it announced 5.8% organic growth in the third quarter, up from just 2.6% last year. That outstripped General Electric's (NYSE: GE  ) industrial growth of 3% and DuPont's (NYSE: DD  ) non-agriculture growth of 2.3%, showing just how far 3M is ahead of other diversified manufacturers. The question for investors: Will the growth continue? 

Erin Miller sat down with Travis Hoium to see why 3M's growth is up, and whether this trend will continue. 

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Travis Hoium has been writing for since July 2010 and covers the solar industry, renewable energy, and gaming stocks among other things.

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