Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)
Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call
July 30, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Angelo Brisimitzakis - President and CEO
Rodney Underdown - CFO, Secretary & VP, Compass Minerals U.K.
Peggy Landon - Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Ivan Marcuse - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
David Begleiter - Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Jeffrey Zekauskas - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Robert Koort - Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Edward Yang - Oppenheimer & Co.
Mark Gulley - Gulley & Associates LLC
Joel Jackson - BMO Capital Markets.
Good day, and welcome to the Compass Minerals Second Quarter Earnings Conference. Today’s call is being recorded. At this time, I’d like to turn the call over to Ms. Peggy Landon. Please go ahead.
Thank you, Brandi. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us this morning. I have with me here Angelo Brisimitzakis, our President and CEO and Rod Underdown, our CFO.
And before I turn the call over to them, let me remind you that today’s discussion may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These statements are based on the company’s expectations as of today's date, July 30, 2012, and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially. The differences could be caused by a number of factors, including those identified in Compass Minerals’ most recent Forms 10-K and 10-Q.