Financial Highlights

(in millions, except per share amounts)

Years ended Aug. 31  2014 2013 2012 % Change 2014 vs. 2013
Operating Results
Net Sales $15,855 $14,861 $13,504 7%
EBIT(1)  $3,952 $3,460 $3,047 14%
Net Income Attributable to Monsanto Company  $2,740 $2,482 $2,045 10%
Diluted Earnings per Share(2)  $5.22 $4.60 $3.79 13%
Other Selected Data        
Free Cash Flow(3) $959 $1,963 $2,017 (51%)
Capital Expenditures $1,005 $741 $646 36%
Depreciation and Amortization  $691 $615 $622 12%
Diluted Shares Outstanding(2) 524.9 539.7 540.2 (3%)