3M profit rises 6 pct, sales rise across businesses

July 24 Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:41am EDT

July 24 (Reuters) - 3M Co posted a 6 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by broad sales growth across the U.S. manufacturer's range of businesses.

The company, whose products include Post-it notes and films for electronic devices, said second-quarter net income rose to $1.27 billion, or $1.91 per share, from $1.2 billion, or $1.71 per share, a year ago. (Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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