Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. (GPRE)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 26, 2012 11:00 AM ET
Jim Stark – VP, IR
Todd Becker – President and CEO
Jerry Peters – CFO
Steve Bleyl – EVP, Ethanol Marketing
Jeffrey Briggs – COO
Farha Aslam – Stephens Inc
Michael Cox – Piper Jaffray
Matt Farwell – Imperial Capital
Patrick Jobin – Credit Suisse
Craig Irwin – Wedbush Securities
Brent Rystrom – Feltl & Company
Good day and welcome to the Green Plains First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Call. Today’s call is being recorded.
At this time, for opening remarks, I will turn the call over to Jim Stark. Please go ahead.
Thanks, Matt. Welcome to our first quarter 2012 earnings conference call. On the call this morning are Todd Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer; Jerry Peters our Chief Financial Officer; Jeff Briggs our Chief Operating Officer; and Steve Bleyl, who is our Executive Vice President of Ethanol Marketing are here on the call today to discuss our first quarter financial results and recent development for Green Plains.
There is a slide presentation where you to follow along with as we go through our comments today. You can find this presentation on our website at www.gpreinc.com on the Investor page under the Events and Presentations link.
Our comments today will contain forward-looking statements, which are any statements made that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of Green Plains’ management team, and there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Because forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, Green Plains’ actual result could differ materially from management’s expectations.