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Service Corporation's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Service Corporation International (SCI)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 10:00 AM ET

Executives

Debbie Young – Director, Investor Relations

Thomas Ryan – President and Chief Executive Officer

Eric Tanzberger – Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Analysts

Robert Willoughby – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

John Ransom – Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Clint Fendley – Davenport & Company

Chris Rigg – Susquehanna Financial Group

Duncan Brown – Wells Fargo Securities

Presentation

Operator



Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q1 2012 Service Corporation International Earnings Conference Call. My name is Allison [ph] and I’ll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. We will conduct a question-and-answer session towards the end of this conference. (Operator Instruction) As a reminder, this call is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the call over to SCI Management. Please proceed.

Debbie Young



Hi, good morning. This is Debbie Young, Director of Investor Relations for SCI. Welcome to our call today as we discuss our first quarter results. Before we begin, let me just walk you through our Safe Harbor language.

In our comments today, we will make statements that are not historical facts and are forward-looking. These statements are based on assumptions that we believe are reasonable. However, there are many important factors that could cause our actual results in the future to differ materially from these forward-looking statements. For more information related to these statements and other risk factors, please see our filings with the SEC that are available on our website.

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