[Reuters] 3M posts slight profit gain, boosts share buyback plan

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[Reuters] 3M posts slight profit gain, boosts share buyback plan - 07/25/13 05:05 AM

(Reuters) - Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3M Co posted a slightly higher quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by revenue increases across most of its business lines, and raised the number of shares it expects to buy back this year.