Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT)
Q4 2011 Earnings Call
February 29, 2012 1:00 pm ET
Timothy A. Bonang - Director of Investor Relations
John G. Murray - Principal Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer, Assistant Secretary and Executive Vice President of Reit Management & Research LLC
Mark Lawrence Kleifges - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President of Reit Management & Research LLC
Jeffrey J. Donnelly - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division
Daniel P. Donlan - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division
Philip J. Martin - Morningstar Inc., Research Division
Good day, and welcome to the Hospitality Properties Trust Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Financial Results Conference Call. This call is being recorded. At this time, for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to the Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Tim Bonang. Please go ahead, sir.
Timothy A. Bonang
Thank you, and good afternoon. Joining me on today's call are John Murray, President; and Mark Kleifges, Chief Financial Officer. John and Mark will make a short presentation, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. I would note that the recording and retransmission of today's conference call is strictly prohibited without prior written consent of HPT.
Before we begin today's call, I'd like to read our Safe Harbor Statement and set some ground rules concerning certain questions. Today's conference call contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based on HPT's present beliefs and expectations as of today, February 29, 2012. The company undertakes no obligation to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to the forward-looking statements made in today's conference call other than through filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC.