Ansys (ANSS) Q1 2012 Earnings Call May 03, 2012 10:30 am ET Executives James E. Cashman - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Maria T. Shields - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Vice President of Finance & Administration Analysts Steven M. Ashley - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division Jay Vleeschhouwer - Griffin Securities, Inc., Research Division Richard H. Davis - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division Blair Abernethy - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Sterling P. Auty - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Daniel T. Cummins - ThinkEquity LLC, Research Division Steven R. Koenig - Longbow Research LLC Mark W. Schappel - The Benchmark Company, LLC, Research Division Perry Huang - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Jason Rogers Barbara Coffey - Brigantine Advisors Ross MacMillan - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to ANSYS' First Quarter 2012 Conference Call. With us today are Mr. Jim Cashman, President and Chief Executive Officer; Maria Shields, Chief Financial Officer. For your information, today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference call over to Mr. Jim Cashman for some opening remarks. James E. Cashman Okay. Good morning, and again, thank you, everyone, for joining us to discuss ANSYS' 2012 first quarter financial results. So consistent with the standard protocol we've been keeping, all of the general information and key topics relative to Q1's business performance and our 2012 outlook are included within this morning's earnings release and in the prepared remarks document that we posted on the homepage of our Investor Relations website this morning.