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American Water Works CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

American Water Works (AWK)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 3, 2012 09:00 AM ET


Ed Vallejo - VP, IR

Jeff Sterba - President & CEO

Walter Lynch - President & COO, Regulated Operations

Ellen Wolf - CFO & SVP


Kevin Cole - Credit Suisse

Neil Mehta - Goldman Sachs

Michael Roomberg - Ladenburg Thalmann & Company

Gerard Sweeney - Boenning & Scattergood

Brian Chin - Citigroup

Steve Fleishman - Bank of America

Kevin Cole - Credit Suisse

Jonathan Reeder - Wells Fargo



Good morning and welcome to the American Water Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. As a reminder, this call is being recorded and also being webcast with an accompanying slide presentation through the Company's website

Following the earnings conference call, an audio archive of the call will be available through Friday, August 10, 2012 by dialing 303-590-3030 for U.S. and international callers. The access code for replay is 4548322. The online archive of the webcast will be available through August 31, 2012 by accessing the Investor Relations page of the Company's website located at At this time, all participants have been placed into a listen-only mode. Following the management's prepared remarks, we will then open the calls for questions. (Operator Instructions).

I would now like to introduce your host for today's call Ed Vallejo, Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. Vallejo, you may begin.

Ed Vallejo

Thank you. Good morning, everyone and welcome to American Water's 2012 second quarter earnings conference call. As usual we will keep our call to about an hour and at the end of our prepared remarks, we will have time for questions.

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