Nucor (NUE) Q3 2011 Earnings Call October 20, 2011 2:00 pm ET Executives James D. Frias - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Daniel R. DiMicco - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John J. Ferriola - President, Chief Operating Officer and Director Analysts Brian Yu - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Anthony B. Rizzuto - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division Kuni M. Chen - CRT Capital Group LLC, Research Division Carly Mattson - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Sal Tharani - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Mark L. Parr - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division David S. MacGregor - Longbow Research LLC Evan L. Kurtz - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Arun S. Viswanathan - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Nucor Corporation's Third Quarter of 2011 Earnings Conference Call. As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. [Operator Instructions] Certain statements made during this conference call will be forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Although Nucor believes they are based on reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that future events will not affect their accuracy. More information about the risks and uncertainties relating to these forward-looking statements may be found in the Nucor's latest 10-K and subsequently filed 10-Qs, which are available on the SEC's and Nucor's website. The forward-looking statements made in this conference call speak only as of this date, and Nucor does not assume any obligation to update them either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Now for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Dan DiMicco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nucor Corporation. Please go ahead, sir.