United Rentals, Inc CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Conference Call

United Rentals, Inc (URI)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call Transcript

July 18, 2012, 8:00 am ET

Executives

Michael Kneeland – President, CEO

William Plummer – EVP, CFO

Matt Flannery - COO

Analysts

Henry Kirn – UBS

Peter Cheng – Credit Suisse

Set Weber – RBC Capital Markets

David Raso – ISI Group

Manish Somaiya – Citi

(Nick Kopla – Thompson)

Philip Volpicelli – Deutsche Bank

Ted Grace – Susquehanna

Presentation

Operator

Good morning and welcome to the United Rentals second quarter 2012 investor conference call. Please be advised that this call is being recorded. Before we begin, note that the company's press release, comments made on today's call and responses to your questions contain forward-looking statements.

The company's business and operations are subject to a variety of risk and uncertainties, many of which are beyond its control and, consequently, actual results may differ materially from those projected.

A summary of these uncertainties is included in the Safe Harbor statement contained in the release. For more complete description of these and other possible risks, please refer to the company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 as well as the subsequent filings with the SEC.

You can access these filings on the company's website at www.ur.com. Please note that United Rentals has no obligation and makes not commitment to update or publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements in order to reflect new information or subsequent events, circumstances or changes in expectations.

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