AK Steel Holding's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

AK Steel Holding (AKS)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 24, 2012 11:00 am ET


Albert E. Ferrara - Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Finance and Member of Proxy Committee

James L. Wainscott - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of Proxy Committee


Shneur Z. Gershuni - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Brian Yu - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Brett Levy - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Richard Garchitorena - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Evan L. Kurtz - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

David Gagliano - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Luke Folta - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Charles A. Bradford - Bradford Research, Inc.

Michelle Applebaum - Steel Market Intelligence Inc

Justine Fisher - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Arun S. Viswanathan - Longbow Research LLC

Christopher David Olin - Cleveland Research Company

Timna Tanners - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Mark L. Parr - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division



Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to AK Steel's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. With us today are Mr. James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel; and Mr. Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

At this time, I will turn the conference call over to Mr. Ferrara. Please go ahead, sir.

Albert E. Ferrara

Thank you, Amy, and good morning, everyone. In a moment, I'll review our first quarter 2012 financial results. Following my remarks, Jim will offer his comments, and together, we will field your questions.

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