Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS)
Q2 2010 Earnings Call
August 5, 2010 10:00 AM EST
Michael Siegal – Chairman and CEO
Rick Marabito – CFO
David Wolfort – President and COO
Tim Hayes – Davenport & Company
Richard Garchitorena – Credit Suisse
Yvonne Varano – Jefferies & Company
Mark Parr – KeyBanc Capital Markets
Charles Bradford – Affiliated Research
Martin Englert – Longbow Research
William Florida – Advisory Research
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Olympic Steel second quarter earnings results conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session, and instructions will follow at that time.
As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
I would now like to introduce your host for today’s conference, Mr. Michael Siegal, Chairman and CEO. You may begin.
Thank you, operator. Good morning and welcome to everyone.
On the call with me this morning is David Wolfort, our President and Chief Operating Officer; and Rick Marabito, our Chief Financial Officer.
Again, I want to thank you all for your participation and continued interest or new interest in Olympic Steel.
Before we begin our discussion, I want to remind everyone that during this call, we will provide forward-looking statements that we do not undertake to update, or that may not reflect actual results.
Changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting such forward-looking statements, important assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements can be found in our filings with the SEC, including our 2009 annual report on Form 10-K, and our 2010 second quarter Form 10-Q, which will be filed later today.