3M Company volatility at five-year lows as shares near record high into Q4 3M Company overall option implied volatility of 17 is below its 26-week average of 18 according to Track Data, suggesting decreasing price movement into the expected release of Q4 results on January 26.
3M Company receives orders from U.S. government for Enhanced Combat Helmet 3M announces it has received additional orders from U.S. government for its Enhanced Combat Helmet that provide military personnel with protection against head injury from ballistic threats and blunt impacts. 3M will deliver 35,000 helmets for the U.S. Army and 2,500 helmets for the U.S. Navy in addition to the 77,000 ordered for the U.S. Marine Corps last fall. The new orders bring the total contract value for Enhanced Combat Helmets and associated spare parts to $107M. This contract for over 114,000 helmets is an outcome of the joint procurement program led by the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army to improve head protection for Marines, Soldiers and Sailors.