Dover's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Dover Corporation (DOV)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 18, 2012 10:00 a.m. ET

Executives

Bob Livingston - President and CEO

Brad Cerepak - SVP and CFO

Paul Goldberg - VP IR

Analysts

Shannon O'Callaghan - Nomura

Jeff Sprague - Vertical Research

Nigel Coe - Morgan Stanley

Terry Darling - Goldman Sachs

John Inch - Bank of America

Scott Davis - Barclays Capital

Steve Tusa - JPMorgan

Jim Lucas - Janney Capital Markets

Charlie Brady - BMO Capital Markets

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. And welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Dover Corporation Earnings Conference Call. With us today are Bob Livingston, President and Chief Executive Officer, Brad Cerepak, Senior Vice President and CFO and Paul Goldberg, VP of Investor Relations. After the speakers opening remarks, there will be a question-and-answer period. (Operator Instructions)

As a reminder, ladies and gentlemen, this conference is being recorded and your participation implies consent to our recording of this call. If you do not agree with these terms, please disconnect at this time.

Thank you. I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Paul Goldberg. Mr. Goldberg, please go ahead.

Paul Goldberg

Thank you, Maria. Good morning and welcome to Dover’s first quarter earnings call. Today’s call will begin with some comments from Bob and Brad on Dover’s first quarter operating and financial performance and follow with our outlook for the balance of 2012. We will then open the call up for questions. As a courtesy, we kindly ask that you limit yourself to one question with a follow-up.

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