Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 29, 2010 11:00 am ET Executives Paul Johnson - Managing Director, IR Ben Fowke - President and COO Dave Sparby - CFO Scott Wilensky - VP, Regulatory and Resource Planning Analysts Daniele Seitz - Dudack Research Group Ali Agha - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Leslie Rich - JPMorgan Dan Jenkins - State of Wisconsin Investment Rudy Tolentino - Morgan Stanley Daniele Seitz - Dudack Research Group Timothy Yee - KeyBanc Capital Markets Presentation Operator
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Xcel Energy Second Quarter 2010 Conference Call. During today's presentation all parties will be in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation the conference will be open for questions. (Operator Instructions) This conference is being recorded today, Thursday, July 29, 2010. I'd now like to turn the conference over to Paul Johnson, Managing Director of Investor Relations and Assistant Treasurer. Please go ahead, sir. Paul Johnson Thank you, and welcome to Xcel Energy's second quarter 2010 earnings release conference call. I'm Paul Johnson. With me today are Ben Fowke, President and Chief Operating Officer; Dave Sparby, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Teresa Madden, Vice President and Controller; Scott Wilensky, Vice President, Regulatory and Resource Planning; and George Tyson, Vice President and Treasurer. Today we plan to cover our second quarter results and provide a general business updates. Please note that there are slides that accompany the conference call, which are available on our web page. I want to remind everyone that some of our comments may contain forward looking information. Significant factors that could cause results to differ from those anticipated are described in our earnings release and our filings with the SEC.