Oil-Dri Corporation of America (ODC)
Q1 2011 Earnings Call
December 9, 2010 11:00 a.m. ET
Dan Jaffee - President and CEO
Andy Peterson - CFO
Angela Hatseras - Acting General Counsel
Ronda Williams - Head of Investor Relations
Ethan Starr - Private Investor
Robert Smith - Center for Performance Investing
Good day ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the first quarter 2011 Oil-Dri Corporation of America Earnings conference call. My name is (Jennifer) and I’ll be your operator for today. At this time all participants are in listen only mode and later we will conduct a question and answer session. If at any time you require operator assistance please press star followed by 0 and we’ll be happy to assist you. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Dan Jaffee, President and CEO. Please proceed.
Thank you Jennifer and welcome everyone to our first quarter teleconference for fiscal 2011, our 71st fiscal year, which is pretty exciting. With me here in Chicago, Andy Peterson, our CFO, Angela Hatseras, our acting general counsel and Ronda Williams, head of all our investor relations. And Ronda, if you would cover the Safe Harbor.
Thank you Dan. On today's call comments may contain forward-looking statements regarding the company's performance in future periods. Actual results in those periods may materially differ. In our press release and our SEC filings we highlight a number of important risk factors, trends and uncertainties that may affect our future performance. We ask that you review and consider those factors in evaluating the company's comments and in evaluating any investment in Oil-Dri stock. Thank you.