Cintas (CTAS) Q3 2012 Earnings Call March 20, 2012 5:00 pm ET Executives William C. Gale - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President J. Michael Hansen - Vice President and Treasurer Analysts James Samford - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Scott A. Schneeberger - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division Nathan Brochmann - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Andrew C. Steinerman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Gary E. Bisbee - Barclays Capital, Research Division Shlomo Rosenbaum - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Joe Box - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division Gregory W. Halter - LJR Great Lakes Review David Ridley-Lane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division John M. Healy - Northcoast Research Justin P. Hauke - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Cintas Quarterly Earnings Results Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Bill Gale, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead. William C. Gale Thank you for joining us this evening, where we will report our third quarter results for fiscal 2012. With me is Mike Hansen, Cintas' Vice President and Treasurer. After some commentary on the results, we will be happy to answer your questions. We are pleased to report that our third quarter revenue grew 7.9% from last year's third quarter to revenue of $1,012,000,000. Net income increased by 28.7% to $76 million, and earnings per share were $0.58, a 41.5% increase over last year.