James River Coal's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

James River Coal (JRCC)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

March 01, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Elizabeth M. Cook - Director of Investor Relations

Peter T. Socha - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Coy K. Lane - Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President

Joseph Czul - President - Logan & Kanawha

Samuel M. Hopkins - Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President

Analysts

Michael S. Dudas - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

Shneur Z. Gershuni - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

James M. Rollyson - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Jeffrey Cramer

Justine Fisher - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Lucas Pipes - Brean Murray, Carret & Co., LLC, Research Division

Brian D. Gamble - Simmons & Company International, Research Division

J. Christopher Haberlin - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division

Brandon Blossman - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division

David E. Beard - Iberia Capital Partners, Research Division

David S. Martin - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Unknown Analyst

Michael Goldenberg - Luminus Management, LLC

Lance Ettus

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the James River Coal Company Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this call is being recorded. I would now like to turn your conference over to your host for today, Ms. Beth Cook. Ma'am, you may begin.

Elizabeth M. Cook

Thank you, Ben, and good morning. Welcome to James River Coal Company's Fourth Quarter Earnings Call. We released our earnings this morning and our release and presentation are on our website and were furnished to the SEC on a Form 8-K. With me on the call today are Peter Socha, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; C.K. Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Sam Hopkins, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer; Joe Czul, President of Logan & Kanawha; and Jim Ketron, Vice President and General Counsel.

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