AK Steel Holding Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

AK Steel Holding (AKS)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 24, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Albert E. Ferrara - Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations and Member of Proxy Committee

James L. Wainscott - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of Proxy Committee

Roger K. Newport - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance

Analysts

Evan L. Kurtz - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Sohail Tharani - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Patrick Marshall - CRT Capital Group LLC, Research Division

Arun S. Viswanathan - Longbow Research LLC

Michelle Applebaum - Steel Market Intelligence Inc

Anthony B. Rizzuto - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division

Mark L. Parr - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Brett Levy - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Aldo J. Mazzaferro - Macquarie Research

Luke Folta - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Justine Fisher - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Charles A. Bradford - Bradford Research, Inc.

Shneur Z. Gershuni - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to AK Steel's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. With us today are Mr. James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel; Mr Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations; and Mr. Roger K. Newport, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. At this time, I will turn the conference call over to Mr. Ferrara. Please go ahead, sir.

Albert E. Ferrara

Thank you, Sam, and good morning, everyone. Welcome to AK Steel's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. In a moment, Jim Wainscott will offer his comments on our business, and following Jim's remarks, Roger Newport will review our second quarter 2012 financial results. And together, we will field your questions.

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