Norfolk Southern's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Norfolk Southern (NSC)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 24, 2012 4:30 pm ET

Executives

Michael Hostutler -

Charles Wick Moorman - Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee

Donald W. Seale - Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President

Mark D. Manion - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

James A. Squires - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance

Analysts

Christopher J. Ceraso - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Christian Wetherbee - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Justin B. Yagerman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Edward M. Wolfe - Wolfe Trahan & Co.

Thomas R. Wadewitz - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Matthew Troy - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Walter Spracklin - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Jason H. Seidl - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division

Brandon R. Oglenski - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Ken Hoexter - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

William J. Greene - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Anthony P. Gallo - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Scott H. Group - Wolfe Trahan & Co.

H. Peter Nesvold - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

David Vernon - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Salvatore Vitale - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Greetings, and welcome to the Norfolk Southern Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Michael Hostutler from Norfolk Southern, Director of Investor Relations. Thank you. You may now begin.

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