Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)Q2 2011 Earnings CallJuly 29, 2011 9:00 am ETExecutives Peggy Landon – Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Angelo Brisimitzakis – President and Chief Executive Officer Rodney Underdown – Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer Analysts Edward Yang – Oppenheimer & Co. Robert Koort – Goldman Sachs David Begleiter – Deutsche Bank Mark Gulley – Ticonderoga Securities Joel Jackson – BMO Capital Markets PresentationOperator
Good day, and welcome to the Compass Minerals’ Second Quarter Earning Conference Call. Today’s call is being recorded. And at this time, I’d like to turn the call over to Ms. Peggy Landon. Please go ahead, ma’am. Peggy Landon Thank you, Matt, and good morning everyone. Thanks for joining us this morning. I have with me of course, Angelo Brisimitzakis, our President and CEO and Rod Underdown, our CFO. Before I turn the call over to them, let me remind you that today's discussion may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the company's expectations as of today's date July 29, 2011 and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the company's actual results to differ materially. The differences could be caused by a number of factors, including those identified in Compass Minerals' most recent forms 10-K and 10-Q. The company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements made to-date to reflect future events or developments. You can find reconciliation of any non-GAAP financial information that we discuss today in our earning release, which is available in the Investor Relations section of our website at compassminerals.com.