Kirby Corporation (KEX)
Acquisition of Allied Transportation Conference Call
September 05, 2012 4:00 pm ET
G. Stephen Holcomb – Vice President-Investor Relations
Joseph H. Pyne – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kirby Corp
David W. Grzebinski – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Greg R. Binion – President and Chief Operating Officer
James F. Farley – President, Kirby Offshore Marine, LLC
Jonathan B. Chappell – Evercore Partners
Connor Hustava – Stephens Inc.
Kevin Sterling – BB&T Capital Markets
Jimmy Gibert – IBERIA Capital Partners
Ken Hoexter – Bank of America Merrill Lynch
John L. Barnes – RBC Capital Markets
David Beard – IBERIA Capital Partners
Stephen O'Hara – Sidoti and Company, LLC
William Baldwin – Baldwin Anthony Securities
Chaz G. Jones – Wunderlich Securities, Inc.
Matthew Young – Morningstar Research
Welcome to the Kirby Corporation Acquisition of Allied Transportation Conference Call. My name is Trish and I will be your operator for today’s call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Please note that this conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the call over to Stephen Holcomb. Sir, you may begin.
G. Stephen Holcomb
Thank you for joining us this afternoon. With me today is Joe Pyne, Kirby’s Chief Executive Officer; David Grzebinski, our Chief Financial Officer; Greg Binion, our President and Chief Operating Officer; and Jim Farley, our President of Kirby Offshore Marine.
Statements contained in this conference call with respect to the future are forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s reasonable judgment with respect to future events. Forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties. Our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated as a result of various factors. A list of these risk factors can be found in Kirby’s Annual Report on Form 10-Q for the year ended December 31, 2011, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.