Roper Industries Inc. ( ROP) Q3 2011 Earnings Call October 25, 2011 8:30 am ET Executives John Humphrey – Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Brian D. Jellison – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Analysts Matt J. Summerville – KeyBanc Capital Markets Deane Dray – Citi Mark Douglass – Longbow Research Jeffrey Sprague – Vertical Investment Research Christopher Glynn – Oppenheimer Alexander Blanton – Clear Harbor Asset Management, LLC Richard Eastman – Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Ben-Ari Elias – Sterne Agee & Leach PresentationOperator
The Roper Industries’ Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call will now begin. Just a reminder, today’s presentation is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. John Humphrey, Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead. John Humphrey Thank you, Becky, and thank you all for joining us this morning as we discuss the results of our record third quarter. Joining me this morning is Brian Jellison, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Paul Soni, Vice President and Controller. Earlier this morning, we issued a press release announcing our financial results. The press release also includes replay information for today's call. We've prepared slides to accompany today's call, which are available through the webcast, and also available are on our website at www.roperind.com. Now, if you please turn to Slide 2, we'll begin with our safe harbor statement. During the course of today's call, we'll be making forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties as described on this page and as detailed more fully in our SEC filings. You should listen to today's call in the context of that information.