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Motley Fool says 3M among world’s most efficient companies

The Motley Fool figures 3M is among the “most efficient companies on the planet.”

The website isn’t talking energy-efficiency, although the company’s renewable-energy unit probably wouldn’t hurt that cause.

The site is talking about “return on equity,” or ROE. It’s a measure of how much money the company makes with its capital, or “your bang per buck as an investor,” the Fool writes.

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  1. Submitted by Anne Szustek on 01/12/2009 - 12:40 pm.

    Lovely snippet, Dan. Don’t know if you remember me, but I was a fellow former Armstrong Gyre staffer–and a fellow current online business journalist working for the New York online startup findingdulcinea.com. I’ve recently gotten hooked on the MinnPost and follow you guys on Twitter. Nice work, all.

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