Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 26, 2012 4:30 PM ET
Claire McAdams - Investor Relations/Council
Tim Stultz – President and Chief Executive Officer
Ron Kisling – Chief Financial Officer
Weston Twigg – Pacific Crest
Patrick Ho – Stifel Nicolaus
Richard Grace – RBC Capital
Tom Diffely – D.A. Davidson
Auguste Richard – Piper Jaffray
Graham Tanaka – Tanaka Capital
Good afternoon and welcome to the Nanometrics First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder this conference is being recorded today April 26, 2012.
At this time I would like to turn the call over to Claire McAdams, Investor Relations/Council for Nanometrics. Please go ahead.
Thank you and good afternoon everyone. Welcome to the Nanometrics first quarter 2012 financial results conference call. On today’s call Dr. Timothy Stutlz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Ronald Kisling, Chief Financial Officer. Shortly, Tim will provide a recap of the first quarter and our perspective looking forward. Then, Ron will discuss our financial results for the first quarter and second quarter outlook. After which we will open up the call for Q&A.
The press release detailing our financial results, was distributed over the wire services shortly after 1:00 PM Pacific this afternoon and it’s also available on our website at nanometrics.com.
Today’s conference call contains certain forward-looking statements including but not limited to financial performance and results including revenue, margins and earnings per share, customer concentration, tax rate and product adoption.