Form 4 Silverman Keith C

4 - Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities

Published: 2014-09-17 18:39:26
Submitted: 2014-09-17
Period Ending In: 2014-09-15
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SEC FORM 4

SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silverman Keith C

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1005 ROUTE 202/206

(Street)
BRIDGEWATER NJ 08807

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ASHLAND INC. [ ASH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/15/2014
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 09/15/2014 J(1) 1 A $107.12 404(2) D
Common Stock 233(3) I 401(k)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Restricted Common Stock paid in lieu of cash dividends (exempt pursuant to Rule 16b-3) pursuant to the Amended and Restated 2011 Ashland Inc. Incentive Plan and applicable restricted stock agreements.
2. Includes 404 shares of unvested Restricted Stock.
3. Based on Employee Savings Plan information as of September 15, 2014, the latest date for which such information is reasonably available.
/s/ Issa O. Yesufu, Attorney-in-Fact 09/17/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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form4.xml PRIMARY DOCUMENT
Schema Version:
X0306
Document Type:
4
Period Of Report:
2014-09-15

Issuer

Issuer Cik
0001305014
Issuer Name
ASHLAND INC.
Issuer Trading Symbol
ASH

Reporting Owner

Reporting Owner Id

Rpt Owner Cik
0001600587
Rpt Owner Name
Silverman Keith C

Reporting Owner Address

Rpt Owner Street1
1005 ROUTE 202/206
Rpt Owner City
BRIDGEWATER
Rpt Owner State
NJ
Rpt Owner Zip Code
08807

Reporting Owner Relationship

Is Officer
1
Officer Title
Vice President

Non Derivative Table

Non Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2014-09-15

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
J
Equity Swap Involved
0
@attributes Id
F1

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
1
Transaction Price Per Share
107.12
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
A

Shares Owned Following Transaction

Value
404
@attributes Id
F2
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Non Derivative Holding

Security Title
Common Stock

Shares Owned Following Transaction

Value
233
@attributes Id
F3

Ownership Nature

Direct Or Indirect Ownership
I
Nature Of Ownership
401(k)

Footnote

0
Restricted Common Stock paid in lieu of cash dividends (exempt pursuant to Rule 16b-3) pursuant to the Amended and Restated 2011 Ashland Inc. Incentive Plan and applicable restricted stock agreements.
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Includes 404 shares of unvested Restricted Stock.
2
Based on Employee Savings Plan information as of September 15, 2014, the latest date for which such information is reasonably available.

Owner Signature

Signature Name
/s/ Issa O. Yesufu, Attorney-in-Fact
Signature Date
2014-09-17
doc1.htm POWER OF ATTORNEY (PUBLIC): SILVERMAN POA


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Unassociated Document

                          POWER OF ATTORNEY


The undersigned hereby appoints each of Peter J. Ganz, Michael S. Roe, Issa
O. Yesufu and Jennifer I. Henkel, signing singly, his or her true and lawful
attorney-in-fact to:

     (1) apply for and obtain on behalf of the undersigned the necessary
access codes to file Forms 3, 4, 5 and 144, pursuant to Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933,
respectively, electronically via the EDGAR system pursuant to Regulation S-T
and the rules thereunder, and

     (2) act in a filing agent capacity to perform any and all acts for and
on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary to complete the filing of
any such Form 3, 4, 5 and 144 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission and any other authority in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder and Rule 144 of the
Securities Act of 1933.

The undersigned hereby grants to each attorney-in-fact the full power and
authority, for me and on my behalf, to perform all acts necessary and proper
to be done in the exercise of the rights and powers hereby granted.

The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing individuals are acting under
this Power of Attorney at the request of the undersigned and are not assuming
any of the undersigneds responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933.

Each attorney-in-fact shall be authorized to act under this Power of Attorney
only so long as such attorney-in-fact is an employee of Ashland Inc. or until
such time as this Power of Attorney has been revoked, annulled or set aside.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of
this 17th day of July, 2014.




                                    /s/  Keith C. Silverman
                                _______________________________
                                 Keith C. Silverman

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