Fastenal (FAST) Q3 2011 Earnings Call October 13, 2011 10:00 am ET Executives Ellen Trester - Daniel L. Florness - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Willard D. Oberton - Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director Analysts Hamzah Mazari - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Robert Barry - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Ryan Merkel - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Sam Darkatsh - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division Holden Lewis - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division Adam William Uhlman - Cleveland Research Company David J. Manthey - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division Thomas L. Hayes - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fastenal Company Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Results. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the conference over to your host today, Ellen Trester, Investor Relations. Please begin. Ellen Trester Welcome to the Fastenal Company 2011 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call. This call will be hosted by Will Oberton, our Chief Executive Officer; and Dan Florness, our Chief Financial Officer. The call will last for up to 45 minutes. The call will start with a general overview of our quarterly results and operations by Will and Dan, with the remainder of the time being open for questions and answers. Today's conference call is a proprietary Fastenal presentation and is being recorded by Fastenal. No recording, reproduction, transmission or distribution of today's call is permitted without Fastenal's consent. This call is being audio simulcast on the Internet via the Fastenal Investor Relations homepage, investor.fastenal.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on the website until December 1, 2011, at midnight, Central Time.