MSC Industries Direct Co Inc. (MSM) F2Q12 Earnings Conference Call April 04, 2011 11:00 AM ET Executives Alexandra Tramont – Investor Relations David Sandler - President and CEO Erik Gershwind - President and COO Jeffrey Kaczka - EVP and CFO Analysts Christopher Parkinson – Credit Suisse Ryan Merkel – William Blair Matt Duncan – Stephens Inc. Luke Young – Robert W. Baird Sam Darkatsh – Raymond James & Associates John Inch – Bank of America Merrill Lynch Robert Barry – UBS Adam Uhlman – Cleveland Research Company Holden Lewis – BB&T Capital Markets PresentationOperator
Good morning, and welcome to the MSC Industrial Direct Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator instructions). After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. (Operator instructions). Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Alexandra Tramont. Please go ahead. Alexandra Tramont Thank you and good morning, everyone. Welcome to the MSC Industrial Direct fiscal 2012 second quarter conference call. An online archive of this broadcast will be available one hour after the conclusion of the call, and available for one month on the homepage of the Company's website at www.mscdirect.com. During today's presentation, management will refer to financial and management data included under the section Operational Statistics, which you can find on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website. Let me now take a minute to reference the Safe Harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This call contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. securities laws, including guidance about expected future results, statements regarding expected future revenue growth and operating margin and earnings growth, expectations regarding the Company's ability to capture market share, and expected benefits from the Company's investment and strategic plans. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these statements.