Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (
Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call
October 31, 2011 11:00 AM ET
Curtis Schneekloth – Director, IR
Roy Armes – Chairman, President and CEO
Bradley Hughes – VP and CFO
Rod Lache – Deutsche Bank Securities
Elizabeth Lane – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Hamanshu Patel – JP Morgan
Ravi Shanker – Morgan Stanley
Brett Hoselton – KeyBanc Capital Markets
Saul Ludwig – NorthCoast Research
Good morning. My name is Patrick, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Cooper Tire Third Quarter Results Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speaker’s remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator instructions)
I would now like to turn the call over Curtis Schneekloth to begin the conference sir.
Thank you Patrick. Good morning everyone and thanks for joining the call today. My name is Curtis Schneekloth, and I serve as the company’s Director of Investor Relations. To start with I would like to remind you that during the conversation today, you may hear forward-looking statements related to the future financial results and business operations of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
Actual results may differ materially from current management forecasts and projections. Such difference may be a result of factors over which the company has limited or no control. Information on these risk factors and additional information on forward-looking statements are included in the press release, and in the company’s reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.