Olympic Steel, Inc. (
Q4 2011 Earnings Conference Call
February 23, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Michael Siegal – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Rick Marabito – Chief Financial Officer
David Wolfort – President and Chief Operating Officer
Martin Englert – Jefferies & Co
Ed Marshall – Sidoti & Company
Sandeep SM – Goldman Sachs
Aldo Mazzaferro – Macquarie
Tim Hayes – Davenport & Company
Jason Brocious – KeyBanc Capital
Good day ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Olympic Steel Incorporated fourth quarter and yearend earnings release conference call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will have a question-and-answer session, and instructions will follow at that time. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, today’s conference is being recorded for replay purposes.
I’d now like to turn the conference over to your host for today Mr. Michael Siegal. Sir, you may begin.
Good morning and welcome to our call. On the call with me this morning is David Wolfort, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Rick Marabito, our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. I want to thank all of you for your participation and for your interest in Olympic Steel.
Before we begin our discussion, I want to remind everyone that during this call, we will provide forward-looking statements that we do not undertake to update or that may not reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting such forward-looking statements. Important assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements can be found in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our 2011 Form 10-K, which we anticipate filed later today.