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VeriSign Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

VeriSign (VRSN)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 4:30 pm ET

Executives

David Atchley - Corporate Treasurer

D. James Bidzos - Founder, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive officer and President

John Calys - Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Controller

Patrick S. Kane - Senior Vice President and General Manager of Naming Services

Analysts

Walter H. Pritchard - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Steven M. Ashley - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Philip Winslow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Sterling P. Auty - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Rob D. Owens - Pacific Crest Securities, Inc., Research Division

Jaimin Soni - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Gregg Moskowitz - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Edward Maguire - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

Craig Nankervis - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, and welcome to the first quarter 2012 earnings release. As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Mr. David Atchley. Please go ahead, sir.

David Atchley

Thank you, operator, and good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us on VeriSign's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. I'm David Atchley, Corporate Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations. I'm here today with Jim Bidzos, Executive Chairman, President and CEO; and John Calys, Vice President, Interim CFO and Controller; and Pat Kane, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Naming Services.

Please note that this call and accompanying slide presentation are being webcast from the Investor Relations section of our corporate website, www.verisigninc.com. Please refer to that website for important information, including the first quarter 2012 earnings press release. A replay of this call will be available on the website within a few hours. Today's slide presentation will also be available for download after the call.

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