Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Earnings Per Share (Details)

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Earnings Per Share (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Sep. 30, 2014
Sep. 30, 2013
Sep. 30, 2012
Income per common share                      
Net income $ 23.6 $ 32.8 $ 33.0 $ 20.3 $ 23.1 $ 13.3 $ 12.7 $ 14.3 $ 109.7 [1] $ 63.4 [1] $ 104.8 [1]
Weighted-average shares outstanding-basic (in shares)                 63,200,000 62,700,000 62,200,000
Effect of dilutive stock options and other unvested equity awards (in shares)                 600,000 300,000 200,000
Weighted average shares outstanding-diluted (in shares)                 63,800,000 63,000,000 62,400,000
Earnings per share-basic (in dollars per share) $ 0.38 $ 0.52 $ 0.52 $ 0.32         $ 1.74 $ 1.01 $ 1.68
Earnings per share-diluted (in dollars per share) $ 0.37 $ 0.51 $ 0.51 $ 0.32         $ 1.72 $ 1.01 $ 1.68
Performance Shares [Member]
                     
Income per common share                      
Anti-dilutive effect of securities excluded from the computation of diluted earnings per share (in shares)                 1,900,000 2,100,000 1,300,000
Stock Option Awards And Time Based Stock Awards [Member]
                     
Income per common share                      
Anti-dilutive effect of securities excluded from the computation of diluted earnings per share (in shares)                 400,000 1,300,000 2,000,000
[1] Net income attributable to Hillenbrand