Energizer Holdings, Inc. (ENR)
F3Q12 Earnings Call
August 1, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Jackie Burwitz – VP, IR
Dan Sescleifer – EVP and CFO
Ward Klein – CEO
Bill Chappell – SunTrust
Bill Schmitz – Deutsche Bank
Ali Dibadj – Bernstein
Nik Modi – UBS
Christopher Ferrara – Merrill Lynch
Jason Gere – RBC Capital Markets
John Faucher – JP Morgan
Connie Maneaty – BMO Capital Markets
Good morning. My name is Jasmine, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Energizer Holdings, Inc. Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Result Conference Call. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question and answer session (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this call is being recorded.
I would now like to turn the conference call over to Jackie Burwitz, Vice President, Investor Relations. You may begin your conference.
Thank you, Jasmine. And good morning everyone. Thank you for joining us on Energizer’s Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Conference Call. With me this morning are Ward Klein, Chief Executive Officer; and Dan Sescleifer, Chief Financial Officer. This call is being recorded and will be available for replay via our website, energizerholdings.com.
During our prepared comments and the question and answer session that follows, we may make statements expressing the expectations of management regarding our future plans and performance, including future results or events, future sales, earnings, earnings per share, investment, capital expenditures, advertising and promotional spending, cost savings related to our internal initiatives and working capital projects, the impact of price increases, currency fluctuations, raw material and commodity costs, category value, future plans for return of capital to shareholders and the future growth in our businesses.