Aaron's Inc. ( AAN) Q2 2011 Earnings Conference Call July 25, 2011 5:00 p.m. EDT Executives Gilbert Danielson – CFO, EVP, Director Lee Wilder – Investor Relations Robert C. Loudermilk Jr. – President and CEO William "Ken" Butler Jr. – COO, Director R. Charles Loudermilk – Chairman of the Board Analysts Brad Thomas – KeyBanc Capital Markets TJ McConville – Raymond James & Associates Arvind Bhatia – Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc. David Magee – SunTrust Robinson & Humphrey Chuck Ruff – Insight Investments John Baugh – Stifel Nicolaus Laura Champine – Cowen & Company John Rowan – Sidoti & Company PresentationOperator
Good afternoon and welcome to the Aaron's Second Quarterly Earnings Conference Call. All lines will be muted during the presentation portion of the call, with an opportunity for questions and answers at the end. At this time, I would like to pass the conference over to your host, Gil Danielson, CFO of Aaron's Inc. Thank you and you may proceed, Mr. Danielson. Gilbert Danielson Thank you for joining us this evening. I'm going to turn the call over to Lee Wilder who does Investor Relations for the company and shall read our standard Safe Harbor Statement. And then we'll get started on the conference call. So, Lee. Lee Wilder Good afternoon. My name is Lee Wilder and I assist in Investor Relations for Aaron's. The company's earnings release issued today and the related Form 8-K are available on our website, www.aaronsinc.com, in the Investor Relations section. And this webcast will be archived for replay there as well.