Financial Highlights

(in millions, except per share amounts)

Years ended Aug. 31  2013 2012 2011 % Change 2013 vs. 2012
Operating Results
Net Sales $14,861 $13,504 $11,822 10%
EBIT(1)  $3,460 $3,047 $2,387 14%
Net Income Attributable to Monsanto Company  $2,482 $2,045 $1,607 21%
Diluted Earnings per Share(2)  $4.60 $3.79 $2.96 21%
Other Selected Data        
Free Cash Flow(3) $1,963 $2,017 $1,839 -3%
Capital Expenditures $741 $646 $540 15%
Depreciation and Amortization  $615 $622 $613 -1%
Diluted Shares Outstanding(2) 539.7 540.2 542.4 0%