Aaron's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Aaron's, Inc. (AAN)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 24, 2012 05:00 pm ET

Executives

Lee Wilder - IR

Gil Danielson - EVP & CFO

Charlie Loudermilk - Chairman

Ron Allen - President & CEO

Ken Butler - COO

Analysts

TJ McConville - Raymond James

Matt McCall - BB&T Capital Markets

Laura Champine - Canaccord Genuity

David Magee - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Dillard Watt - Stifel Nicolaus

Chuck Ruff - Insight Investments

Sasha Kostadinov- Shaker Investments

Presentation

Operator

Good afternoon and welcome to the Aaron's, Inc. second quarter earnings conference call. Just to let you know, all lines will be muted during the presentation portion of the call, with an opportunity for questions-and-answers at the end.

At this time, I would like to introduce your host, Mr. Gil Danielson. Thank you and have a good conference. You may proceed, Mr. Danielson.

Gil Danielson

Thank you everybody for joining us today. As usual, I am going to turn it over to Lee Wilder, who does the Investor Relations work for Aaron’s and she will read our standard Safe Harbor statement and then we’ll begin the conference call. So, Lee?

Lee Wilder

Good afternoon. My name is Lee Wilder and I assist in Investor Relations for Aaron’s. The company’s earnings release issued today and the related Form 8-K are available on our website www.aaronsinc.com, in the Investor Relations section and this webcast will be archived for replay there as well.

With us today are Charlie Loudermilk, Chairman; Ron Allen, CEO; Ken Butler, COO and Gil Danielson, CFO.

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