Manufacturer 3M posts 11 percent rise in net income

Thu Jan 30, 2014 7:39am EST

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Diversified manufacturer 3M Co posted an 11 percent rise in fourth-quarter net income on Thursday, helped by higher profit across most of its business lines.

The company, whose products include Post-it notes and film for flat-panel televisions, said net income rose to $1.1 billion, or $1.62 per share, from $991 million, or $1.41 per share, a year earlier.