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EX-99.5 - ASHLAND HERCULES WATER TECHNOLOGIES SALES - ASHLAND INC.ex99-5.htm
EX-99.2 - ASHLAND AQUALON FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENTS SALES - ASHLAND INC.ex99-2.htm
EX-99.4 - ASHLAND HERCULES WATER TECHNOLOGIES AVERAGE SALES PER SHIPPING DAY - ASHLAND INC.ex99-4.htm
EX-99.1 - ASHLAND AQUALON FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENTS AVERAGE SALES PER SHIPPING DAY - ASHLAND INC.ex99-1.htm
EX-99.3 - ASHLAND AQUALON FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENTS VOLUME IN METRIC TONS - ASHLAND INC.ex99-3.htm
8-K - PDF VERSION OF FORM 8K - ASHLAND INC.form8k.pdf
EX-99.7 - ASHLAND PERFORMANCE MATERIALS AVERAGE SALES PER SHIPPING DAY - ASHLAND INC.ex99-7.htm
EX-99.9 - ASHLAND PERFORMANCE MATERIALS GROSS PROFIT - ASHLAND INC.ex99-9.htm
EX-99.8 - ASHLAND PERFORMANCE MATERIALS SALES - ASHLAND INC.ex99-8.htm
EX-99.15 - ASHLAND DISTRIBUTION AVERAGE SALES PER SHIPPING DAY - ASHLAND INC.ex99-15.htm
EX-99.14 - VALVOLINE INSTANT OIL CHANGE TWELVE MONTH ROLLING AVERAGE SALES - ASHLAND INC.ex99-14.htm
EX-99.13 - ASHLAND CONSUMER MARKETS (VALVOLINE) LUBRICANT SALES GALLONS - ASHLAND INC.ex99-13.htm
EX-99.17 - ASHLAND DISTRIBUTION GROSS PROFIT - ASHLAND INC.ex99-17.htm
EX-99.11 - ASHLAND CONSUMER MARKETS (VALVOLINE) SALES - ASHLAND INC.ex99-11.htm
EX-99.16 - ASHLAND DISTRIBUTION SALES - ASHLAND INC.ex99-16.htm
EX-99.12 - ASHLAND CONSUMER MARKETS (VALVOLINE) GROSS PROFIT - ASHLAND INC.ex99-12.htm
8-K - FORM 8-K ASHLAND INC. BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS - ASHLAND INC.form8k.htm
EX-99.6 - ASHLAND HERCULES WATER TECHNOLOGIES GROSS PROFIT - ASHLAND INC.ex99-6.htm
EX-99.10 - ASHLAND CONSUMER MARKETS (VALVOLINE) PREMIUM LUBRICANTS % OF BRANDED VOLUME - ASHLAND INC.ex99-10.htm
Exhibit 99.18
(Text of graph posted to Ashland Inc.'s website concerning
Ashland Inc. operating segment trade working capital)
 
 
% of Annualized Sales#
               
 Monthly Actual %                
 
2007
 
2008
  2009   2010  
January
 
 
17.0
 * 16.9   14.0  
February
 
 
16.7
 *  16.9   13.7  
March
 
 
15.6
 *   16.3   12.3  
April
 
 
15.5
 *   15.9   12.2  
May
 
 
15.1
 *   16.0   11.9  
June
 
 
15.2
 *   14.9   12.6  
July
 
 
14.6
 *   14.4   12.5  
August
 
 
14.5
 *   13.9   12.4  
September
 
 
13.7
 *   12.7   12.2  
October
16.3
 *
13.3
 *   13.2   12.6  
November
16.6
 * 14.1   13.6      
December
17.1
 * 16.2   14.1      
 
NOTE:  Ashland's fiscal 2011 operating segment trade working capital target is a 13 month average of 13.4%.
 
* Data has been adjusted to include the historical Hercules businesses, preceding its purchase in November 2008.
 
#  Selected Working Capital Components - October 31, 2010
           
                             
Unaudited Data
                           
($ in millions)
     Operating        
Other
           
       segments   (a)    
components
  (b)  
Total
   
Accounts receivable (c)
    1,552           39  
 
    1,591    
Inventories (d)
    831           (150 )       681    
(Less) Trade and other payables
     (1,192 )         (385 )
 
    (1,577 )  
Net
     1,191           (496 )       695    
                                 
(a) Represents amounts considered in internal performance metrics applicable to most employees.
       
(b) Amount relates primarily to items within Corporate reporting segments. 
     
(c) Accounts receivable is shown net of allowances for doubtful accounts.
       
(d) Operating segment amount excludes LIFO reserve, which is presented under other components.