Microsoft Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Microsoft (MSFT)

Q3 2012 Earnings Call

April 19, 2012 5:30 pm ET

Executives

Bill Koefoed - General Manager of Investor Relations

Peter S. Klein - Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Adam H. Holt - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Heather Bellini - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Richard G. Sherlund - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Walter H. Pritchard - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Brent Thill - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Mark L. Moerdler - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Philip Winslow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

John S. DiFucci - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Kash G. Rangan - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Colin Gillis - BGC Partners, Inc., Research Division

Brendan Barnicle - Pacific Crest Securities, Inc., Research Division

Edward Maguire - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

Raimo Lenschow - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Gregg Moskowitz - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Jason Maynard - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to Microsoft's Fiscal Year 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Today's call is being recorded. If anyone has any objections, you may disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Bill Koefoed, General Manager of Investor Relations. Bill, you may begin.

Bill Koefoed

Thank you, Sharon, and thank you, everyone, for joining us this afternoon. As usual, with me today are Peter Klein, Chief Financial Officer; Frank Brod, Chief Accounting Officer; and John Seethoff, Deputy General Counsel.

Our financial summary slide deck is on our website, microsoft.com/investor, and is intended to follow our prepared remarks and provides a reconciliation of differences between GAAP and non-GAAP financial measures. As a reminder, we will post today's prepared remarks to our website immediately following the call until the complete transcript is available.

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