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Kennametal's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kennametal (KMT)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

January 26, 2012 9:00 am ET


Quynh McGuire - Director of Investor Relations

Frank P. Simpkins - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President

Carlos M. Cardoso - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President


Andrew M. Casey - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Henry Kirn - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Walter S. Liptak - Barrington Research Associates, Inc., Research Division

Unknown Analyst

Joel G. Tiss - Buckingham Research Group, Inc.

Eli S. Lustgarten - Longbow Research LLC

Julian Mitchell - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Holden Lewis - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division

Steve Barger - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Adam William Uhlman - Cleveland Research Company

Brian Michael Rayle - Northcoast Research

Gregory M. Macosko - Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC



Good morning. I would like to welcome everyone to Kennametal's Second Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Quynh McGuire, Director of Investor Relations. Ma'am, you may begin your conference.

Quynh McGuire

Thank you, Nicole. Welcome, everyone. I'm Quynh McGuire, Director of Investor Relations for Kennametal. Thank you for joining us to review Kennametal's second quarter of fiscal 2012 results. We issued a quarterly earnings press release earlier today. You may access this announcement via our website at

Consistent with our practice in prior quarterly conference calls, we've invited various members of the media to listen in to this call. It's also being broadcast live on our website, and a recording of this call will be available on our site for replay through February 26, 2012.

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