Kansas City Southern (KSU)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 24, 2012 08:45 am ET
Dave Starling – President and Chief Executive Officer
Dave Ebbrecht – Executive Vice President, Operations
Pat Ottensmeyer – Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mike Upchurch – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Bill Greene – Morgan Stanley
Chris Wetherby – Citigroup
Tom Wadewitz – JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Matt Troy – Susquehanna Financial
Ken Hoexter – Bank of America
Scott Group – Wolfe Trahan
John Barnes – RBC Capital Markets
Anthony Gallo – Wells Fargo
Brad Delco – Stephens Inc.
Allison Landry – Credit Suisse
Jason Seidl – Dahlman Rose
Tyler Brown – Raymond James
Greetings and welcome to the Kansas City Southern First Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. A brief question and answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
This presentation includes statements concerning potential future events involving the company which could materially differ from events that actually occur. The differences could be caused by a number of factors, including those factors identified in the Risk Factors section of the company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the SEC.
The company is not obligated to update any forward-looking statements in this presentation to reflect future events or developments. All reconciliations to GAAP can be found on the KCS Web site, www.kcsouthern.com.
It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, David Starling, President and Chief Executive Officer for Kansas City Southern.