Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH)
F2Q 2012 Earnings Call
May 3, 2012 11:00 am ET
Karen Fugate – Investor Relations
Gary G. Winterhalter – President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mark J. Flaherty – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Simeon Gutman – Credit Suisse
Meredith Adler – Barclays Capital
Jason M. Gere – RBC Capital Markets Equity Research
Olivia Tong – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Joseph Altobello – Oppenheimer & Co.
Linda Bolton-Weiser – Caris & Company
Jill Caruthers – Johnson Rice & Company
Jacob Ross Zitter – Robert W. Baird & Co. Equity Capital Markets
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you standing by and welcome to the Sally Beauty Holdings' Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we’ll have a question-and-answer session instructions will be given to you at that time. (Operator Instructions) And as a reminder today’s conference call is being recorded.
I’d now like to turn the conference over to Karen Fugate, please go ahead.
Thank you. Before we begin I would like to remind you that certain comments including matters such as forecasted financial information, contractor business and trend information made during this call may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21-E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Many of these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as may, will, should, expect, anticipate, estimate, assume, continue, project, plan, believe and similar words or phrases.