Dividend Kings are the top stocks in the world regarding dividend longevity and safety.They are companies that have maintained dividend increases for at least 50 years and have survived threats from rival businesses, downturns, technological advancements, and more.
While they may not be the highest dividend stocks, they are consistent. A 'second tier' selection of dividend paying stocks are Dividend Aristocrats, these are companies which have paid and increased their dividends every year for the past 25 years.
3M sells more than 60,000 products to homes, hospitals, offices, and schools worldwide. Its approximately 95,000 personnel serve more than 200 nations.3M released its first-quarter financial results for March 31, 2022, and April 26, 2022. Although revenue decreased by 0.3% to $8.8 billion, it was $50 million higher than anticipated.