American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 30, 2010 9:00 am ET Executives Chuck Zebula – SVP, IR and Treasurer Mike Morris – Chairman, President, and CEO Brian Tierney – EVP and CFO Analysts Dan Eggers – Credit Suisse Jonathan Arnold – Deutsche Bank Greg Gordon – Morgan Stanley Leslie Rich – JPMorgan Ali Aga – SunTrust Robinson Hugh Wynne – Sanford Bernstein Annie Tsao – AllianceBernstein Brian Chin – Citigroup Michael Lapides – Goldman Sachs Paul Patterson – Glenrock Associates Andrew Levi – Tudor Pickering Ryan Mooney – Duquesne Capital PresentationOperator
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the second quarter 2010 earnings conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to host, Treasurer and Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Mr. Chuck Zebula. Please go ahead, sir. Chuck Zebula Thank you, Bob. Good morning and welcome to the second quarter 2010 earnings webcast of American Electric Power. Our earnings release and related financial information are available on our website aep.com. The presentation slides are also available on our website. Today, we will be making forward-looking statements during the call. There are many factors that may cause future results to differ materially from these statements. Please refer to our SEC filings for a discussion of the factors that may cause results to differ from management's forecast. Joining me this morning are Mike Morris, our Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer; and Brian Tierney, our Chief Financial Officer. We will take your questions following their remarks.