Donaldson Company Inc. (DCI)
Q4 2012 Earnings Call
August 27, 2012 10:00 am ET
William Cook – Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer
James Shaw – Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Richard Sheffer – Director, Investor Relations
Kevin Maczka – BB&T Capital Markets
Charlie Brady – BMO Capital Markets
Hamzah Mazari – Credit Suisse
Eli Lustgarten - Longbow Securities
Brian Drab – William Blair
Laurence Alexander – Jefferies & Co.
Brian Sponheimer – Gabelli & Co.
Richard Eastman – Robert W. Baird
Gary Farber – CL King & Associates
Good morning ladies and gentlemen and thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Donaldson’s Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer session and instructions will be given at that time. Should anyone require assistance on the call today, please press the star followed by the zero. And as a reminder, this call is being recorded today, August 27, 2012.
I would now like to turn the call over to Rick Sheffer. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you Craig, and welcome everyone to Donaldson’s Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter conference call and webcast. Following this brief introduction, Bill Cook, our Chairman, President and CEO, and Jim Shaw, our Vice President and CFO will review our record fourth quarter and full-year earnings and our initial outlook for fiscal ’13.
Next, I need to review our Safe Harbor statement with you. Any statements in this call regarding our business that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements, and our future results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements made today. Our actual results may be affected by many important factors, including risks and uncertainties identified in our press release and in our SEC filings.