Nanometrics, Inc. (NANO)
Q4 2011 Earnings Conference Call
February 8, 2012 4:30 PM ET
Claire McAdams - Investor Relations Counsel
Tim Stultz – President and Chief Executive Officer
Ron Kisling – Chief Financial Officer
Tom Diffele – D.A. Davidson
Mahesh Sanganeria – RBC Capital Markets
Weston Twigg – Pacific Crest Securities
Srinivasan Sundararajan – Oppenheimer & Co.
Good afternoon, and welcome to the Nanometrics fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results conference 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. Please note that this conference call is being recorded today, February 8, 2012. At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Claire McAdams, Investor Relations Counsel for Nanometrics. Please go ahead.
Thank you and good afternoon everyone. Welcome to the Nanometrics fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results conference call. On today’s call are Dr. Timothy Stutlz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Ronald Kisling, Chief Financial Officer. Shortly Tim will provide a recap of 2011 and our perspective looking forward. Then, Ron will discuss the financial results for the fourth quarter and full year before turning the call back over to Tim for Q1 guidance. After which we will open up the call for Q&A.
The press release detailing our financial result was distributed over the wire services shortly after 1:00 PM Pacific this afternoon and it’s also available on our website at nanometrics.com.