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Quidel's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: QDEL

Quidel Corporation ( QDEL)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 29, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Randy Steward - CFO

Doug Bryant - President and CEO

Analysts

Steven Crowley - Craig-Hallum

Tycho Peterson - JPMorgan

Zarak Khurshid - Wedbush Securities

Ashim Anand - Natixis

Scott Gleason - Stephens

Jeff Frelick - Canaccord Genuity

Ross Taylor - C.L. King

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to the Quidel Corporation fourth quarter and full year 2011 earnings conference call. (Operator Instructions) I'd now like to turn the call over to Mr. Randy Steward.

Randy Steward

Good afternoon. This is Randy Steward, Chief Financial Officer of Quidel. Thank you for participating in today's call. Joining me today is our President and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Bryant.

Today, Quidel released financial results for its three months ended December 31, 2011 as well as for the full 2011 period. If you have not received this news release or if you would like to be added to the company's distribution list, please call Ruben Argueta at Quidel Corporation, 858-646-8023.

Please note that this conference call will include forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. It is possible that actual results and performance could differ materially from those stated expectations. For a discussion of risk factors, please review Quidel's annual report on Form 10-K, registration statements and subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC.

Furthermore, this conference call contains time-sensitive information that is accurate only as of the date of the live broadcast, February 29, 2011. Quidel undertakes no obligation to revise or update any statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this conference call except as required by law.

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