Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. (GPRE)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
July 26, 2012 11:00 AM ET
Jim Stark – VP, IR and Media Relations
Todd Becker – President and CEO
Jerry Peters – CFO
Steve Bleyl – EVP, Ethanol Marketing
Patrick Jobin – Credit Suisse
Farha Aslam – Stephens Inc
Craig Irwin – Wedbush Securities
Lawrence Alexander – Jefferies
Matt Farwell – Imperial Capital
Ian Horowitz – Topeka Capital
Brad Wong – Piper Jaffray
Good day and welcome to the Green Plains Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call. Today’s call is being recorded.
At this time, I’d like to turn the call over to Jim Stark. Please go ahead.
Thanks, Melissa. Welcome to our second quarter 2012 earnings conference call today. On the call will be Todd Becker, President and CEO; Jerry Peters, our Chief Financial Officer; Jeff Briggs our Chief Operating Officer; and Steve Bleyl, who is our Executive Vice President of Ethanol Marketing will be here to go through our results and to talk about recent developments for Green Plains.
There is a slide presentation for you to follow along with as we go through our comments today. You can find the presentation on our website at www.gpreinc.com. It’s on the Investor page under the Events and Presentations link.
Our comments today will contain forward-looking statements, which are any statements made that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of Green Plains’ management team, and there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Because forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, Green Plains’ actual result could differ materially from management’s expectations.