Xcel Energy, Inc. ( XEL) Q4 2010 Earnings Call January 27, 2011 11:00 am ET Executives Paul Johnson - Managing Director of IR and Assistant Treasurer Ben Fowke - President and COO Dave Sparby - VP and CFO Teresa Madden - VP and Controller Scott Wilensky - VP, Regulatory and Resource Planning George Tyson - VP and Treasurer Analysts Michael Worms - BMO Paul Ridzon - KeyBanc Travis Miller - Morningstar Ali Agha - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Ashar Khan - Visium Asset Management Neil Kalton - Wells Fargo Securities Jonathan Arnold - Deutsche Bank Daniele Seitz - Dudack Research Dan Jenkins - The State of Wisconsin Investment Board James Bellessa - D.A. Davidson and Company Mike Bates - D.A. Davidson and Company PresentationOperator
Welcome to the Xcel Energy fourth quarter 2010 earnings conference call. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded today, January 27, 2011. I would now like to turn the call over to Paul Johnson, Managing Director of Investor Relations and Assistant Treasurer. Paul Johnson Thank you and welcome to Xcel Energy's yearend 2010 earnings release conference call. I am 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 2010 yearend quarter results, provide a business update and reaffirm our 2011 guidance. Please note there are slides that accompany the conference call which are available on our web page.