H&R Block (HRB)
Q1 2013 Earnings Call
September 05, 2012 4:30 pm ET
Derek Drysdale - Director of Investor Relations
William C. Cobb - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Finance Committee
Gregory J. Macfarlane - Chief Financial Officer
Thomas Allen - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Scott A. Schneeberger - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division
Michael Turner - Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC, Research Division
Michael Millman - Millman Research Associates
Amanda Rae Lynam - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Good afternoon. My name is Kenisha, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the H&R Block First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you. Mr. Derek Drysdale, Vice President of Investor Relations, sir, you may begin.
Thank you, Kenisha. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining us to discuss our fiscal first quarter results. On the call with me today are Bill Cobb, our President and CEO; and Greg Macfarlane, our CFO.
In conjunction with this call, we have posted today's press release and slide presentation on the Investor Relations website at hrblock.com.
Some of the figures that we'll discuss today are presented on a non-GAAP basis. We've reconciled the comparable GAAP and non-GAAP figures in the schedule attached to our press release and in the appendix of today's slide presentation. Unless otherwise stated, please note that all growth rates discussed today refer to the first quarter of fiscal 2013 compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2012.