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MSC Industries Direct CEO Discusses F2Q12 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

MSC Industries Direct Co Inc. (MSM)

F2Q12 Earnings Conference Call

April 04, 2011 11:00 AM ET


Alexandra Tramont – Investor Relations

David Sandler - President and CEO

Erik Gershwind - President and COO

Jeffrey Kaczka - EVP and CFO


Christopher Parkinson – Credit Suisse

Ryan Merkel – William Blair

Matt Duncan – Stephens Inc.

Luke Young – Robert W. Baird

Sam Darkatsh – Raymond James & Associates

John Inch – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Robert Barry – UBS

Adam Uhlman – Cleveland Research Company

Holden Lewis – BB&T Capital Markets



Good morning, and welcome to the MSC Industrial Direct Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator instructions). After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. (Operator instructions). Please note this event is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Alexandra Tramont. Please go ahead.

Alexandra Tramont

Thank you and good morning, everyone. Welcome to the MSC Industrial Direct fiscal 2012 second quarter conference call. An online archive of this broadcast will be available one hour after the conclusion of the call, and available for one month on the homepage of the Company's website at During today's presentation, management will refer to financial and management data included under the section Operational Statistics, which you can find on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website.

Let me now take a minute to reference the Safe Harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This call contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. securities laws, including guidance about expected future results, statements regarding expected future revenue growth and operating margin and earnings growth, expectations regarding the Company's ability to capture market share, and expected benefits from the Company's investment and strategic plans. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these statements.

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