Kennametal Management Discusses Q4 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kennametal (KMT)

Q4 2012 Earnings Call

July 26, 2012 10:00 am ET


Quynh McGuire - Director of Investor Relations

Carlos M. Cardoso - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Frank P. Simpkins - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President


Eli S. Lustgarten - Longbow Research LLC

Michael Shlisky - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Adam William Uhlman - Cleveland Research Company

Charles Clarke

Stephen Stone - Sidoti & Company, LLC

Brian Michael Rayle - Northcoast Research

Steve Barger - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Justin Ward - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Doug Thomas

Henry Kirn - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division



Good morning. My name is Regina, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to Kennametal's Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you.

I would now like to turn the call over to Quynh McGuire, Director of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Quynh McGuire

Thank you, Regina. Welcome, everyone. Thank you for joining us to review Kennametal's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 results. We issued our quarterly earnings press release earlier today. You may access this announcement via our website at

Consistent with our practice in prior quarterly conference calls, we've invited various members of the media to listen in to this call. It's also being broadcast live on our website, and a recording of this call will be available on our site for replay through August 27, 2012.

I'm Quynh McGuire, Director of Investor Relations for Kennametal. Joining me for our call today are Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carlos Cardoso; Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Frank Simpkins; and Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller, Martha Bailey. Carlos and Frank will provide further explanation on the quarter's financial performance. After the remarks, we'll be happy to answer your questions.

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