Olympic Steel, Inc. (
Q3 2011 Earnings Call
November 4, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Michael Siegal – Chairman and CEO
Richard Marabito – CFO
David Wolfort – President and COO
Luke Folta – Jefferies
Sal Tharani – Goldman Sachs
Edward Marshall – Sidoti and Company
Richard Garchitorena – Credit Suisse
Timothy Hayes – Davenport & Company
Mark Parr – KeyBanc
Aldo Mazzaferro – Macquarie
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Olympic Steel Inc. Third Quarter Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session, and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, today’s conference call is being recorded.
I’d now like to turn the conference over to your host, Mr. Michael Siegal, Chairman and CEO. Please go ahead.
Good morning and welcome to our call. On the call with me this morning is David Wolfort, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Rick Marabito, our Chief Financial Officer. I want to thank everyone for your participation and for your interest in Olympic Steel.
Before we begin our discussion, I again want to remind everyone that during this call, we will provide forward-looking statements that we do not undertake to update or that may not reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting such forward-looking statements. Important assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements can be found in our filings with the SEC, including our 2011 third quarter Form 10-Q, which will be filed early next week.