Company:  ASHLAND INC. (ASH)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  11/19/2012 
CIK:  0001305014 
Address:  50 EAST RIVERCENTER BLVD., 16TH FLOOR 
City, State, Zip:  COVINGTON, Kentucky 41012 
Telephone:  859-815-3483 
Fiscal Year:  09/30 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$97.68  
Change: 
0.43 (0.44%)  
Trade Time: 
04:00 PM EST  
Market Cap: 
$7.60B
Description of Business
Ashland Inc. is a Kentucky corporation, with its principal executive offices located at 50 E. RiverCenter Boulevard, Covington, Kentucky 41011 (Mailing Address: 50 E. RiverCenter Boulevard, P.O. Box 391, Covington, Kentucky 41012-0391) (Telephone: (859) 815-3333). Ashland was organized in 2004 as the successor to a Kentucky corporation of the same name organized on October 22, 1936. The terms �Ashland� and the �Company� as used herein include Ashland Inc., its predecessors and its consolidated subsidiaries, except where the context indicates otherwise. Ashland is a leading, global specialty chemical company that provides products, services and solutions that meet customers� needs throughout a variety of industries in more than 100 countries. Ashland�s chemistry is used in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      ITEM 1. BUSINESS
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS
      ITEM 1B. UNRESOLVED STAFF COMMENTS
      ITEM 2. PROPERTIES
      ITEM 3. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
      ITEM 4. MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES
    PART II
      ITEM 5. MARKET FOR REGISTRANT'S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED ...
      ITEM 6. SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
      ITEM 7. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL ...
      ITEM 7A. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      ITEM 8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY DATA
      ITEM 9. CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ON ...
      ITEM 9A. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
      ITEM 9B. OTHER INFORMATION
    PART III
      ITEM 10. DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
      ITEM 11. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
      ITEM 12. SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS AND ...
      ITEM 13. CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS, AND ...
      ITEM 14. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING FEES AND SERVICES
    PART IV
      ITEM 15. EXHIBITS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT SCHEDULES
    SIGNATURES
    RESULTS OF OPERATIONS - CONSOLIDATED REVIEW
    REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
    BALANCE SHEET
    STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
    CASH FLOW
    Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
      INCOME STATEMENT
      BALANCE SHEET
      BALANCE SHEET
      BALANCE SHEET
      BALANCE SHEET
      INCOME STATEMENT
      INCOME STATEMENT
  EXHIBIT 12
    RATIO COMPUTATION
  EXHIBIT 21
    SUBSIDIARIES
  EXHIBIT 23.1
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 23.2
    CONSENT OF HAMILTON, RABINOVITZ & ASSOCIATES, INC.
  EXHIBIT 24
    POWER OF ATTORNEY
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATIONS
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATIONS
  EXHIBIT 32
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
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