Portland General Electric Company (
Q1 2011 Earnings Call
May 5, 2011 11:00 AM ET
Bill Valach – Director, IR
Jim Piro – President and CEO
Maria Pope – SVP, Finance, CFO and Treasurer
Eric McCarthy – Praesidis Asset Management
Sarah Akers – Wells Fargo
Stefka Gerova – JP Morgan
Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Portland General Electric Company’s first quarter 2011 earnings results conference call. Today is Thursday, May 5, 2011. This call is being recorded, and as such, all lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) And for opening remarks, I would like to turn the conference over to Portland General Electric’s Director of Investor Relations, Mr. Bill Valach. Please go ahead, Mr. Valach.
Yes, thank you, Kelsey, and good morning, everyone. We’re pleased that you are able to join us today. Before we begin our discussion this morning, I’d like to make our customary statements regarding Portland General Electric’s written and oral disclosures and commentary. There will be statements in this call that are not based on historical facts and as such constitute forward-looking statements under current law.
These statements are subject to factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements made today. For a description of some of the factors that may occur that could cause such differences, the company requests that you read our most recent Form 10-K and Form 10-Qs.