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Cost Plus' CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Cost Plus (CPWM)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

March 22, 2012 4:30 pm ET


Barry J. Feld - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Anne Mirante - Vice President of Finance and Treasurer

Jane L. Baughman - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary


Bradley B. Thomas - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

N. Richard Nelson - Stephens Inc., Research Division

Thomas J. McConville - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Anthony C. Lebiedzinski - Sidoti & Company, LLC

Unknown Analyst

Eric M. Cohen - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division

Edward Nishan Antoian - Chartwell Investment Partners

Braden Michael Leonard - BML Capital Management, LLC



Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 Cost Plus Earnings Call. My name is Melanie, and I'll be your coordinator today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today's meeting will be recorded. I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Barry Feld, CEO and President of Cost Plus. Please proceed.

Barry J. Feld

Thank you, operator. Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us to discuss our fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 results. With me for this conference call are Jane Baughman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Anne Mirante, Vice President of Finance; and Charlie Miltner, Vice President and Controller. Following my opening remarks, Jane will discuss the fourth quarter and full year financial results in detail, after which, I will discuss our fiscal 2012 key growth initiatives. Then we'll open the call to questions.

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