Analyzing the price chart for 3M (NYSE:MMM) has revealed a potential bearish inside day candle pattern. Yesterday's price range of $89.54 and $90.25 is within the prior day's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Owners of 3M may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.
3M has overhead space with shares priced $90.09, or 10.2% below the average consensus analyst price target of $100.38. The stock should hit resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $92.31, as well as support at its 200-day MA of $89.05.
3M share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $95.46 and a 52-week low of $77.03 and closed yesterday at 17% above that low price at $90.09 per share. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 0.3% while the 200-day MA has remained constant.
3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company's businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.