Portland General Electric Company (POR)
Q1 2012 Results Earnings Call
May 03, 2012 11:00 AM ET
Bill Valach – Director, Investor Relations
Jim Piro – President and CEO
Maria Pope – Senior Vice President, Finance, CFO and Treasurer
Neil Mehta - Goldman Sachs
Maury May – Power Insights
Brian Russo – Ladenburg Thalmann
Sarah Akers – Wells Fargo
James Bellessa – D. A. Davidson
Andrew Weisel – Macquarie Capital
David Tories – Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
Mark Barnett – Morningstar
Eric McCarthy – Praesidis Capital
John Alley – Decade Capital
Good morning, everyone. And welcome to Portland General Electric Company’s First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call. Today is Thursday, May 3, 2012. This call is being recorded and as such, all lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speaker’s remarks there will be a question-and-answer period. (Operator Instructions)
For opening remarks and introduction, I would like to turn the conference over to Portland General Electric’s Director of Investor Relations, Mr. Bill Valach. Please go ahead sir.
Thank you, Rachel, and good morning, everyone. And we are very pleased that you’re able to join us today. Before we begin our discussion this morning, I’d like to make our customary statements regarding Portland General Electric’s written and oral disclosures and commentary.
There will be statements in this call that are not based on historical facts and as such constitute forward-looking statements under current law. These statements are subject to factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements made today.