Mattel Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Mattel (MAT)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 17, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Drew Vollero - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

Bryan G. Stockton - Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member of Equity Grant Allocation Committee

Kevin M. Farr - Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Gerrick L. Johnson - BMO Capital Markets U.S.

Timothy A. Conder - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Margaret B. Whitfield - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

Robert W. Carroll - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Felicia R. Hendrix - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Linda Bolton-Weiser - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division

Eric O. Handler - MKM Partners LLC, Research Division

Michael A. Swartz - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

Sean P. McGowan - Needham & Company, LLC, Research Division

Michael Kelter - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Andrew E. Crum - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Mattel Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Drew Vollero, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations. Please begin.

Drew Vollero

Thanks, operator. As you know, this morning, we reported Mattel's second quarter financial results. We provided you with a slide presentation to help guide our discussion today. The slide presentation and the information required by Regulation G regarding non-GAAP financial measures is available on the Investors & Media section of our corporate website, corporate.mattel.com.

In a few minutes, Bryan Stockton, Mattel's CEO; and Kevin Farr, Mattel's CFO, will provide comments on the results, and then the call will be opened for your questions.

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