Q4 2011 Earnings Call
March 22, 2012 11:00 am ET
J. Paul Raines - Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. Lloyd - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Michael K. Mauler - Executive Vice President of International
Tony D. Bartel - President
Gary Balter - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
David G. Magee - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division
Gregor Schauer - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division
Anthony Wible - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division
Arvind Bhatia - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division
Brian Karimzad - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Michael J. Olson - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division
William R. Armstrong - CL King & Associates, Inc.
Michael Hickey - National Alliance Capital Markets, Research Division
Edward S. Williams - BMO Capital Markets U.S.
R. Scott Tilghman - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division
Good morning. Welcome to GameStop Corporation's Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings and 2012 Outlook Call. [Operator Instructions] I would like to remind you that this call is covered by the Safe Harbor disclosure contained in GameStop's public documents, and this is the property of GameStop. It is not for rebroadcast or use by any other party without prior written consent of GameStop.
At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Paul Raines, CEO of GameStop Corporation. Please go ahead, sir.
J. Paul Raines
Good morning, and welcome to GameStop's year ending conference call and strategic update. Before we get started, I would like to recognize the thousands of GameStop Micromania, EB Games and Kongregate associates, who continue to provide the best customer service and innovation in 15 countries around the world. Thank you for joining us for what we believe will be an important update to investors with interest in GameStop. We have scheduled a longer call than usual today so that we can spend time discussing our strategy for 2012, as well as our 2011 accomplishments and results.