Immucor (BLUD) Q3 2011 Earnings Call April 07, 2011 8:30 am ET Executives Michele Howard - Richard Flynt - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President Gioacchino De Chirico - Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director Analysts William Quirk - Piper Jaffray Companies Daniel Owczarski - Avondale Partners, LLC David Turkaly - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP James Sidoti - Sidoti & Company, LLC S. Brandon Couillard - Jefferies & Company, Inc. Matthew Notarianni - Robert W. Baird Joshua Zable - Natixis Bleichroeder Bill Bonello - RBC Capital Markets, LLC PresentationOperator
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Immucor Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to introduce your host for today's conference, Michele Howard, Immucor's Vice President of Investor Relations. Ms. Howard, you may begin. Michele Howard Good morning, and thank you for joining us to discuss our third quarter fiscal 2011 results. Participating with me on this call are Dr. Nino De Chirico, our President and Chief Executive Officer; and Rick Flynt, our Chief Financial Officer. Before we begin, I'd like to read the following Safe Harbor statement. Many statements on this call constitute forward-looking statements that reflect our judgment about future events and circumstances, including statements or projections about future financial results or economic performance or statements about plans and objectives for future operations. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements. The company does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, unless required to do so by the Federal Securities law. For a detailed discussion of factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements, please refer to yesterday's press release and the company's most recent SEC filings.
Shares of Immucor (Nasdaq:BLUD) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $26.96 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, 30.1% above Friday's closing price of $20.73. Volume is at 1.8 million, 3.9 times the daily average of 464,400.