Fastenal Company (FAST) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 13, 2010 10:00 am ET Executives Ellen Trester – Internal Audit Manager Will Oberton – President and CEO Dan Florness – EVP and CFO Analysts Tom Hayes – Piper Jaffray Luke Junk – Robert W. Baird Adam Uhlman – Cleveland Research Brent Rakers – Morgan Keegan Sam Darkatsh – Raymond James Hamzah Mazari - Credit Suisse PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fastenal Company 2010 second quarter and earnings conference call. At this time, all lines are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Instructions will follow at that time. (Operator instructions) I would now like to introduce Ms. Ellen Trester. Ellen Trester Welcome to Fastenal Company 2010 second quarter and earnings conference call. This call will be hosted by Will Oberton, our Chief Executive Officer, and Dan Florness, our Chief Financial Officer. The call will last for up to 45 minutes. The call will start with a general overview of our quarterly results and operations by Will and Dan with the remainder of the time being open for questions and answers. Today’s conference call is a proprietary Fastenal presentation and is being recorded by Fastenal. No recording, reproduction, transmission, or distribution of today’s call is permitted without Fastenal’s consent. This call is being audio simulcast on the Internet via the Fastenal Investor Relations home page investor.fastenal.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on the website until September 1, 2010 at midnight Central Time. As a reminder, today’s conference call includes statements regarding the company’s anticipated financial and operating results as well as other forward-looking statements based on current expectations as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may often be identified with words such as we expect, we anticipate, upcoming or similar indications of future expectations. It is important to note that the company’s actual results may differ materially from those anticipated.