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April 26, 2012 9:00 a.m. ET
Laura Mountcastle - VP and Treasurer
John Russell - President and CEO
Tom Webb - EVP and CFO
Kevin Cole - Credit Suisse
Paul Ridzon - KeyBanc
Paul Patterson - Glenrock Associates
Mark Barnett - Morningstar Research
Ali Agha - SunTrust
Brian Russo - Ladenburg Thalmann
Steve Fleishman - Bank of America
Jonathan Arnold - Deutsche Bank
Andy Levi - Avon Capital
Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the CMS Energy 2012 First Quarter Results and Outlook Call. This call is being recorded. Just a reminder, there will be a rebroadcast of this conference call today, beginning at noon Eastern time running through May 3. This presentation is also being webcast and is available on CMS Energy's website in the Investor Relations section.
At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Ms. Laura Mountcastle, Vice President and Treasurer. Please go ahead.
Thank you. Good morning and thank you for joining us today. With me are John Russell, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom Webb, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Our earnings press release issued earlier today and the presentation used in this webcast are available on our website.
This presentation contains forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and should be read in conjunction with our Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs. The forward-looking statements and information and risk factors section discuss important factors that could cause results to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.