Diodes' CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Diodes Incorporated (DIOD)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 8, 2012 5:00 PM ET


Leanne Sievers – IR from Shelton Group

Keh-Shew Lu – President and CEO

Rick White – CFO, Secretary and Treasurer

Mark King – SVP, Sales and Marketing


Steve Smigie – Raymond James

Richard Nelson – Stephens Inc

Chris Longiaru – Sidoti & Company

Gary Mobley – Benchmark

Suji De Silva – ThinkEquity

Ramesh Misra – National Securities

Shawn Harrison – Longbow Research

Stephen Chin – UBS



Good afternoon and welcome to Diodes, Incorporated First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call.

(Operator Instructions)

As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded today, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. I would now like to turn over the call to Leanne Sievers of Shelton Group, Investor Relations. Leanne, please go ahead.

Leanne Sievers

Good afternoon and welcome to Diodes First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. I’m Leanne Sievers, Executive Vice President of Shelton Group, Diodes Investor Relations firm. With us today are Diodes President and CEO, Dr. Keh Shew Lu; Chief Financial Officer, Rick White; Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mark King and Director of Investor Relations, Laura Mehrl.

Before I turn the call over to Dr. Lu I’d like to remind our listeners that management’s prepared remarks contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties and management may make additional forward-looking statements in response to your questions. Therefore, the company claims the protection of the Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements that is contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act to of 1994. Actual results may differ from those discussed today and, therefore, we refer you to a more detailed discussion of the risks and uncertainties in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, any projections as to the company’s future performance represent management’s estimate as of today, May 8, 2012. Diodes assumes no obligation to update these projections in the future as market conditions may or may not change.

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