Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS)
Q4 2012 Earnings Conference Call
July 31, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Michael A. Hajost – Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasurer
William A. Wulfsohn -President & Chief Executive Officer
Doug Ralph – Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Gautam Khanna - Cowen & Co.
Edward Marshall, Jr - Sidoti & Company
Steve Levenson – Stifel Nicolaus
Jonathan Sullivan - Citi Group
Josh Sullivan - Sterne Agee
John Tumazos – Independent Research
Lloyd O'Carroll – Davenport & Company
Phil Gibbs – KeyBanc Capital Markets
Good morning and welcome to the Carpenter Technology Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call. My name is Dominique, and I will be your coordinator for today. At this time, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. After the speakers’ remarks, you will be invited to participate in the question-and-answer session towards the end of this call.
I would now like to turn the call over to your host for today, Mr. Mike Hajost, Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer. Please proceed, sir.
Thank you, Dominique. Good morning everyone and welcome to Carpenter’s earnings conference call for the fourth quarter ended June 30
, 2012. This call is also being broadcast over the Internet.
With us today are William A. Wulfsohn, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Doug Ralph, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as well as other members of the management team.
Statements made by management during this conference call that are forward-looking statements are based on current expectations. Risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements can be found in Carpenter's most recent SEC filings, including the company's June 30
, 2011 10-K, September 30
2011, December 31
, 2011 and March 31
, 2012 10-Qs and the exhibits attached to those filings.
I will now turn the call over to Bill.