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Nucor's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Nucor (NUE)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 19, 2012 2:00 pm ET


Daniel R. DiMicco - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

James D. Frias - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer

John J. Ferriola - President, Chief Operating Officer and Director

Keith B. Grass - Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of DJJ and President of DJJ

Ladd R. Hall - Executive Vice President of Flat-Rolled Products


Timna Tanners - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Kuni M. Chen - CRT Capital Group LLC, Research Division

Shneur Z. Gershuni - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Evan L. Kurtz - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Unknown Analyst

Sohail Tharani - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Aldo J. Mazzaferro - Macquarie Research

Brian Yu - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Philip Gibbs - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Richard Garchitorena - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Michelle Applebaum - Michelle Applebaum Research Inc.

Sam Dubinsky - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division



Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Nucor Corporation First Quarter of 2012 Earnings Conference Call. As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. [Operator Instructions]

Certain statements made during this conference call will be forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Although Nucor believes they are based on reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that future events will not affect their accuracy. More information about the risks and uncertainties relating to these forward-looking statements may be found in Nucor's latest 10-K and subsequently filed 10-Qs, which are available on the SEC's and Nucor's website. The forward-looking statements made in this conference call speak only as of this date, and Nucor does not assume any obligation to update them either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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