3M (MMM) Offering Possible 12.61% Return Over the Next 34 Calendar Days

3M's most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on 3M is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $175.00 short call and a strike $185.00 long call offers a potential 12.61% return on risk over the next 34 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were below $175.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.12 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $8.88 would be incurred if the stock rose above the $185.00 long call strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving down which suggests that the short-term momentum for 3M is bearish and the probability of a decline in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving down which suggests that the medium-term momentum for 3M is bearish.

The RSI indicator is at 30.05 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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3M Co (NYSE: MMM) faces heightened PFAS risks with Democrats taking control of the U.S. Senate, according to BofA Securities.The 3M Analyst: Andrew Obin downgraded 3M from Neutral to Underperform and reduced the price target from $200 to $170.The 3M Thesis: The Republicans prevented major PFAS — perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances — legislation from being passed under the Trump administration, Obin said in the downgrade note.”We believe Democratic control of the relevant Senate Committee and the EPA will accelerate legislation and regulation around PFAS contamination,” the analyst said.”Passage of relevant legislation could significantly shape PFAS cleanup and 3M's financial liability over the next several years,” he said. A previous analysis estimated 3M's total pre-tax liability at around $9 billion, which includes cleanup costs and personal injury liability, Obin said.”Negative headlines and incremental lawsuits associated with legislative and EPA actions are likely to drive de-rating of 3M shares.” MMM Price Action: Shares of 3M were trading down 3.23% at $168.49 at last check Thursday. Latest Ratings for MMM DateFirmActionFromTo Jan 2021B of A SecuritiesDowngradesNeutralUnderperform Oct 2020Morgan StanleyMaintainsEqual-Weight Oct 2020Morgan StanleyMaintainsEqual-Weight View More Analyst Ratings for MMM View the Latest Analyst RatingsSee more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * BofA Raises Spotify Price Target On Streaming Platform's Near-Term Prospects * BofA Upgrades Mastercard On ‘Potentially Priceless Opportunity'(C) 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

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