Brinker International, Inc. (EAT)
F3Q12 Earnings Call
April 23, 2012 10:00 a.m. ET
Tony Laday – VP of IR, Treasury and Global Finance
Doug Brooks – Chairman, President and CEO
Guy Constant – EVP and CFO
Wyman Roberts – EVP and President, Chili's Grill & Bar
Bryan Elliott – Raymond James
Jeff Bernstein – Barclays Capital
Michael Kelter – Goldman Sachs
John Glass – Morgan Stanley
John Ivankoe – JPMorgan
Joe Buckley – Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
Mitch Speiser – Buckingham Research
Peter Saleh - Telsey Advisory Group
Sara Senatore - Sanford Bernstein
David Palmer – UBS Securities LLC
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Brinker International Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. (Operator Instructions) It’s now my pleasure to turn the floor to your host, Mr. Tony Laday. Sir, the floor is yours.
Thank you, Everett. Good morning everyone, and welcome to Brinker International’s third quarter fiscal 2012 earnings call, which is also being broadcast live over the Internet.
Before turning the call over, let me quickly remind you of our safe harbor regarding forward-looking statements. During our management comments and in our responses to your questions, certain items may be discussed which are not based entirely on historical facts. Any such items should be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated. Such risks and uncertainties include factors more completely described in this morning's press release and the company's filings with the SEC.