Donaldson Company, Inc. (
F2Q12 Earnings Call
February 22, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Rich Sheffer – Director, IR
Bill Cook – Chairman, President and CEO
Jim Shaw – VP and CFO
Hamzah Mazari – Credit Suisse
Charles Brady – BMO Capital Markets
Kevin Maczka – BB&T
Laurence Alexander – Jefferies
Rick Eastman – Robert W. Baird
Brian Sponheimer – Gabelli & Company
Eli Lustgarten – Longbow Securities
Welcome to the (inaudible) FY2012 Q2 Conference Call on February 22, 2012. Throughout today’s reports presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.
I’ll now hand the conference over to Rich Sheffer. Please go ahead, sir.
Good morning, and welcome to Donaldson’s fiscal 2012 second quarter conference call and webcast. Following this brief introduction, Bill Cook, our Chairman, President and CEO, and Jim Shaw, our Vice President and CFO, will review our record second quarter earnings and our updated outlook for fiscal 2012.
Next, I need to review our Safe Harbor statement with you. Any statements in this call regarding our business that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements, and our future results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements made today. Our actual results may be affected by many important factors, including risks and uncertainties identified in our press release and in our SEC filings.
Now I’d like to turn the call over to Bill Cook. Bill?