Hologic (HOLX) Q2 2012 Earnings Call April 30, 2012 8:15 am ET Executives Deborah R. Gordon - Vice President of Investor Relations Robert A. Cascella - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Glenn P. Muir - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Finance & Administration and Director Carl W. Hull - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Analysts William R. Quirk - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Bill Bonello - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division David R. Lewis - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division Isaac Ro - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Amit Bhalla - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Quintin J. Lai - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division Richard Newitter - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Nandita Koshal - Barclays Capital, Research Division Brian Weinstein - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Sara Michelmore - Brean Murray, Carret & Co., LLC, Research Division Peter Lawson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Hologic to acquire Gen-Probe Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, it is my pleasure to turn the conference over to Deb Gordon, VP of Investor Relations, Hologic. Please go ahead. Deborah R. Gordon Thank you, Nicole, and good morning. My name is Deborah Gordon, Vice President of Investor Relations at Hologic, and let me start by thanking you for joining us on short notice for this morning's conference call. On this call, we will briefly discuss Hologic's second quarter fiscal 2012 and Gen-Probe's first quarter 2012 results. We will then spend a majority of our time discussing the very exciting news announced in a separate press release this morning about the combination of Hologic and Gen-Probe. Please note, the replay of this call will be archived on Hologic's and Gen-Probe's respective websites through Friday, May 18. In addition, please note that the press releases and the presentations we will be reviewing on today's call are available in the Investor Relations sections of each company's website.