Dean Foods (DF)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 08, 2012 9:30 am ET
Barry Sievert - Vice President of Investor Relations
Gregg L. Engles - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee
Shaun P. Mara - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Alexia Howard - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division
Eric R. Katzman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
Amit Sharma - BMO Capital Markets U.S.
Ryan Oksenhendler - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Christopher Growe - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division
Judy E. Hong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Christine McCracken - Cleveland Research Company
Akshay S. Jagdale - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Robert Moskow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
David Palmer - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division
Good morning, and welcome to the Dean Foods Company Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Please note that today's call is being recorded and is also being broadcast live over the Internet on Dean's Food's corporate website. This broadcast is the property of Dean Foods, and any redistribution, retransmission or rebroadcast of this call in any from without the express written consent of the company is strictly prohibited.
At this time, I would like to turn the call over for opening remarks to Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Barry Sievert. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, Jennifer, and good morning, everyone. Thanks for joining us for our second quarter earnings conference call. Yesterday, we issued an earnings press release as well as a press release announcing the proposed initial public offering of common stock of the WhiteWave Foods Company, whose business will be comprised of the WhiteWave-Alpro segment. These press releases are available on our website at deanfoods.com. The press releases, which are filed as exhibits to Form 8-Ks, are -- as well as the S-1 filing, are also available on the SEC's website at sec.gov. Also available during this call at the Dean Foods website is a slide presentation, which accompanies today's prepared remarks. A replay of today's call, along with the slide presentation, will be available on our website beginning this afternoon.