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The Valspar Corporation (
F1Q12 (Qtr End 01/27/2012) Earnings Call
February 14, 2012 11:00 am ET
Lori Walker - SVP and CFO
Gary Hendrickson - President and CEO
Silke Kueck - JPMorgan
Nils Wallin - CLSA
Abhi Rajendran - Credit Suisse
Don Carson - Susquehanna Financial
Rosemarie Morbelli - Gabelli & Company
Chris Nocella - Barclays Capital
Saul Ludwig - Northcoast Research
James Sheehan - Deutsche Bank
Bob Koort - Goldman Sachs
P. J. Juvekar - Citi
Steve Schwartz - First Analysis
Dmitry Silversteyn - Longbow Research
Andrew Don - KeyBanc Capital Markets
Mike Hamilton - RBC
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the first quarter earnings conference call. (Operator Instructions) And I would now like to turn the conference over to our host, Lori Walker, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Good morning and welcome to our earnings conference call. Today we'll be covering results for the first quarter. Gary Hendrickson, our President and Chief Executive Officer, is with me on our call this morning.
Before we begin, I'll direct your attention to the press release we issued this morning, which contains much of the information that we'll be covering in the call. This call is subject to the forward-looking statements language contained in our press release and our comments may include forward-looking statements as that term is defined by Securities law.
This morning I'll cover our results for the quarter. Gary will make a few comments. And then we'll respond to your questions.