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April 23, 2012 8:30 am ET
Brian Jellison – Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer
John Humphrey – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Paul Soni – Vice President, Controller
Dean Dray – Citi Investment Research
Mark Douglass – Longbow Research
Jeff Sprague – Vertical Research Partners
Alex Blanton – Clear Harbor Asset Management
Matt Summerville – Keybanc
Terry Darling – Goldman Sachs
Christopher Glynn – Oppenheimer
Richard Eastman – Robert W. Baird
The Roper Industries First Quarter 2012 Financial Results conference call will now begin. Today’s call will be recorded. I will now turn the call over to Mr. John Humphrey, Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead.
Thank you, Jake, and thank you all for joining us this morning as we discuss the results of our first quarter 2012. Joining me this morning is Brian Jellison, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Paul Soni, Vice President and Controller.
Earlier this morning, we issued a press release announcing our financial results. The press release also includes replay information for today’s call. We’ve prepared slides to accompany today’s call, which are available through the webcast and also available on our website at
Now if you turn to Slide 2, we begin with our Safe Harbor statement. During the course of today’s call, we will be making forward-looking statements which are subject to risks and uncertainties as described on this page and as further detailed in our SEC filings. You should listen to today’s call in the context of all that information.