Financial Highlights

(in millions, except per share amounts)

Years ended Aug. 31  2015 2014 2013 % Change 2015 vs. 2014
Operating Results
Net Sales $15,001 $15,855 $14,861 (5%)
EBIT(1)  $3,500 $3,952 $3,460 (11%)
Net Income Attributable to Monsanto Company  $2,314 $2,740 $2,482 (16%)
Diluted Earnings per Share(2)  $4.81 $5.22 $4.60 (8%)
Other Selected Data        
Free Cash Flow(3) $2,089 $959 $1,963 118%
Capital Expenditures $967 $1,005 $741 (4%)
Depreciation and Amortization  $716 $691 $615 4%
Diluted Shares Outstanding(2) 481.4 524.9 539.7 (8%)