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Wisconsin Energy Corporation (WEC)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
May 1, 2012 2:00 a.m. ET
Colleen Henderson – Manager, IR
Gale Klappa – Chairman, President, CEO
Frederick Kuester – EVP, CFO
Allen Leverett – EVP
Patrick Keyes – Treasurer, VP
Stephen Dickson – VP, Chief Accounting Officer
Kit Konolige – Konolige Research
Paul Patterson – Glenrock Associates
Jim von Riesemann – UBS
Greg Gordon – ISI Group
Michael Lapides – Goldman Sachs
Brian Russo – Ladenburg Thalmann
James Dobson – Wunderlich Securities
Andrew Bischof – Morningstar
Paul Ridzon – KeyBanc
Daniel Jenkins – State of Wisconsin
Vedula Murti – CDP Capital
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for waiting, and welcome to Wisconsin Energy’s Conference Call to review 2012 first quarter results. This conference call is being recorded for rebroadcast, and all participants are in a listen-only mode at this time.
Before the conference call begins, I will read the forward-looking language. All statements in this presentation, other than historical facts, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which are subject to change at any time. Such statements are based on management’s expectations at the time they are made.
In addition to the assumptions and other factors referred to in connection with the statements, factors described in the company’s latest Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated. During the discussions, referenced earnings per share will be based on diluted earnings per share, unless otherwise noted.