Ruby Tuesday's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ruby Tuesday (RT)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

January 05, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Marguerite N. Duffy - Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer

Kimberly M. Grant - Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President

Daniel P. Dillon - Senior Vice President of Brand Development

Samuel E. Beall - Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Greg Ashley - Vice President of Finance

Analysts

Peter Saleh - Telsey Advisory Group LLC

Keith Siegner - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Howard W. Penney - Hedgeye Risk Management LLC

John Dravenstott - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Robert M. Derrington - Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., Research Division

Joseph T. Buckley - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Bryan C. Elliott - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Christopher T. O'Cull - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Greetings and welcome to the Ruby Tuesday, Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Greg Ashley, the Vice President of Finance for Ruby Tuesday. Mr. Ashley, you may begin.

Greg Ashley

Thank you, Robin, and thanks to all of you for joining us this evening. With me today are Sandy Beall, Ruby Tuesday Chairman and CEO; Margie Duffy, Chief Financial Officer; Dan Dillon, Senior Vice President, Brand Development; and Kimberly Grant, Executive Vice President.

I would like to remind you that there are likely to be forward-looking statements in our comments, and I refer you to the notes regarding forward-looking information in our press release and most recently filed Form 10-Q. We plan to release third quarter fiscal '12 earnings in early April.

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