Hatteras Financial Corp (HTS) Q1 2012 Earnings Call April 25, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives Mark S. Collinson - Partner Michael R. Hough - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth A. Steele - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Secretary and Treasurer Benjamin M. Hough - President, Chief Operating Officer and Director Frederick J. Boos - Co-Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Jason Weaver - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division Bose George - Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc., Research Division Unknown Analyst Steven C. Delaney - JMP Securities LLC, Research Division Michael R. Widner - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Arren Cyganovich - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division Kenneth Bruce - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Boris E. Pialloux - National Securities Corporation, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day and welcome to the Hatteras Financial Q1 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast. Operator Instructions] Please also note that today's conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference call over to Mr. Mark Collinson, CCG. Mr. Collinson, please go ahead. Mark S. Collinson Thank you, Johnny. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Hatteras' first quarter earnings conference call. With me today as usual are the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Hough; the company's President and Chief Operating Officer, Ben Hough; and the company's Chief Financial Officer, Ken Steele. Also available to answer your questions are the company's Co-Chief Investment Officers, Bill Gibbs and Fred Boos. Briefly, before I hand over the call to them, I need to remind you all that any forward-looking statements made during today's call are subject to risks and uncertainties, which are discussed at length in our annual and quarterly SEC filings. Actual events and results can differ materially from these forward-looking statements.