Becton, Dickinson and (BDX) Q2 2012 Earnings Call May 01, 2012 8:00 am ET Executives Monique Dolecki - Vincent A. Forlenza - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director David V. Elkins - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Tom Polen - President Gary M. Cohen - Executive Vice President William A. Kozy - Executive Vice President Analysts Kristen M. Stewart - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Amit Bhalla - Citigroup Inc, Research Division James Francescone - Morgan Stanley, Research Division David H. Roman - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Jon Davis Wood - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Jonathan P. Groberg - Macquarie Research Frederick A. Wise - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Brian Weinstein - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Kimberly Weeks Gailun - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Jonathan J. Palmer - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division Peter Lawson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division William R. Quirk - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division Bill Bonello - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Sara Michelmore - Brean Murray, Carret & Co., LLC, Research Division Jeffrey Frelick - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division PresentationOperator
Hello, and welcome to BD's Second Fiscal Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. At the request of BD, today's call is being recorded. It will be available for replay through Tuesday, May 8, 2012, on the Investors page of the bd.com website or by phone at (800) 585-8367 for domestic calls and area code (404) 537-3406 for international calls, using conference ID 68128968. [Operator Instructions] Beginning today's call is Ms. Monique Dolecki. Ms. Dolecki, you may begin.