Portland General Electric Company (
Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call
November 3, 2011 11:00 AM ET
Bill Valach – Director of Investor Relations,
Jim Piro – President, CEO
Maria Pope – Senior Vice President of Finance, CFO and Treasurer
Sarah Akers –Wells Fargo
Neil Mehta – Goldman Sachs
James Bellessa – DA Davidson
Mark Barnet – Morningstar
Good morning everyone and welcome to Portland General Electric Company’s Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Results Conference Call. Today is Thursday, November 3, 2011. This call is being recorder and as such, all lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise.
(Operator instructions). For opening remarks, I would like to turn the conference call over to Portland General Electric’s Director of Investor Relations, Mr. Bill Valach, please go ahead sir.
Thank you Jay [ph]. And good morning everyone, and we’re very pleased that you’re 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 in 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. The form 10–Q for the third quarter 2011 was available this morning at portlandgeneral.com. The company undertakes no obligation to update publicly in any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, information future events or otherwise.