PROXY CORNER: Hillenbrand Inc.

Hillenbrand Inc., One Batesville Blvd., Batesville, 47006, sells burial caskets and other death-care products. Hillenbrand also operates a Process Equipment Group, which makes material-handling equipment and systems. In the first fiscal quarter, which ended Dec. 31, Hillenbrand earned $14.3 million, or 23 cents per share, on revenue of $305.2 million. In the same period a year earlier, the company earned $31.3 million, or 50 cents per share, on $231.6 million in revenue. The company’s website is, and its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol is HI. Information for Proxy Corner was taken from Yahoo Finance and from the company’s proxy statement dated Jan. 8, 2013. View full Proxy Corner feature.

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