At March 31, 2012, TA had approximately $94.9 million in cash and cash equivalents. TA also maintains a $200 million revolving secured bank credit facility. At March 31, 2012, no amounts were outstanding under this facility; however $70.5 million of the facility was used to support letters of credit issued in the ordinary course of TA’s business.
In addition to the historical financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP, TA is furnishing supplemental data that it believes may help investors better understand TA’s business. Included in this supplemental data is same site operating data that includes operating data for all of the travel centers that were operated by TA continuously from the beginning to the end of the comparative periods presented. A presentation of EBITDAR, and a reconciliation that shows the calculation of EBITDAR from net income (loss), the most directly comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP, also appears in the supplemental data.
Conference Call:On May 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, TA will host a conference call to discuss its financial results and other activities for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Following management’s remarks, there will be a question and answer period. The conference call telephone number is (800) 230-1059. Participants calling from outside the United States and Canada should dial (612) 234-9959. No pass code is necessary to access the call from either number. Participants should dial in about 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available for about a week after the call. To hear the replay, dial (320) 365-3844. The replay pass code is 242635. A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available in a listen only mode on our web site at www.tatravelcenters.com. To access the webcast, participants should visit our web site about five minutes before the call. The archived webcast will be available for replay on our web site for about one week after the call.