National Instruments Corporation (NATI)
F2Q12 Earnings Call
July 26, 2012 5:00 pm ET
David Hugley – Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Alexander M. Davern – Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President & Treasurer
James L. Truchard, Ph.D. – President, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Eric Starkloff – Vice President of Marketing
Analyst Zach Larkin – Stephens, Inc.
Patrick Newton – Stifel Nicolaus
Mark Douglas – Longbow Research
Robert Mason – Robert W. Baird
Welcome to the National Instruments second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. Today’s call is being recorded. You may refer to your press packet for the replay dial in number and passcode. With us today are David Hugley, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary; Alex Davern, Chief Operating Officer; Dr. James Truchard, President, CEO and Co-Founder; and Eric Starkloff, Vice President of Marketing.
For opening remarks I’d now like to turn the call over to Mr. David Hugley, Vice President, Corporate Counsel and Secretary. Please go ahead sir.
During the course of this conference call we shall make forward-looking statements including statements regarding our future revenue growth opportunities, our revenue goal by 2016, guidance for our Q3 revenue and earnings per share, expected revenue growth in Q4, moderation of our operating expense growth, and success in large accounts. We wish to caution you that such statements are just predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially.