Merit Medical Systems (
November 4, 2010 5:00 p.m. ET
Fred Lampropoulos – Chairman and CEO
Rashelle Perry – General Counsel
Kent Stanger – CFO
Martin Stephens – EVP, Marketing and Sales
Larry Solow – CJS Securities
Drew Jones – Stephens Inc.
Jayson Bedford – Raymond James
James Sidoti – Sidoti & Co.
Ross Taylor – CL King
Gregory Macosko – Lord Abbett
Welcome to the Merit Medical third quarter 2010 earnings conference call. [Operator Instructions.] I will now turn the conference over to Fred Lampropoulos, Chairman and CEO. Please go ahead sir.
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. This is Fred Lampropoulos. We are broadcasting from Salt Lake City. Assembled in our office here are members of our staff. We'd like to start our meeting by having Rashelle Perry, our general counsel, read our Safe Harbor provision. Rashelle?
In the course of our discussion today, reference may be made to projections, anticipated events, or other information which is not purely historical. Please be aware that statements made in this call which are not purely historical maybe considered forward-looking statements.
We caution you that all forward-looking statements involve risks, unanticipated events, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Many of these risks, events, uncertainties, and other factors are discussed in our annual report on Form 10-K and other reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are also available on our website.