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Praxair Management Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: PX

Praxair (PX)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

January 25, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Kelcey E. Hoyt - Director of Investor Relations

James S. Sawyer - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Analysts

Robert Walker - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

P.J. Juvekar - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

David L. Begleiter - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Robert Koort - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

John E. Roberts - Buckingham Research Group, Inc.

Michael J. Sison - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Donald Carson - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Jeffrey J. Zekauskas - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

David J. Manthey - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Edward H. Yang - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Kevin W. McCarthy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Michael J. Harrison - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 Praxair Earnings Conference Call. My name is Kathy and I'll be your operator for today's call. [Operator Instructions] 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's call, to Ms. Kelcey Hoyt, Director of Investor Relations. Please proceed, ma'am.

Kelcey E. Hoyt

Thanks, Kathy. Good morning, and thank you for attending our Fourth Quarter Earnings Call and Webcast. I'm joined this morning by Jim Sawyer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Liz Hirsch, our Vice President and Controller.

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