Cooper Tire and Rubber, Inc. (CTB)
1Q 2012 Earnings Call
May 2, 2012
Curtis Schneekloth – Director, IR
Roy Armes – Chairman, President and CEO
Bradley Hughes – VP and CFO
Brett Hoselton – KeyBanc Capital Markets
Saul Ludwig – NorthCoast Research
Ravi Shanker – Morgan Stanley
Pat Nolan - Deutsche Bank Securities
Good morning, my name is LaTonya, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Cooper Tire First Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. (Operator instructions)
I will now hand the floor to Curtis Schneekloth, Director of Investor Relations. Thank you. Please, go ahead.
Good morning everyone. Thank you for joining our call today. My name is Curtis Schneekloth, and I serve as the company's Director of Investor Relations.
To begin with, I would like to remind you that during our conversation today, you may hear forward looking statements related to the future financial results and business operations of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. Actual results may differ materially from current management forecast and projections.
Such differences may be a result of factors over which the company has limited or no control. Information on these risk factors and additional information on forward looking statements are included in the press release and in the company's reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.