Denny's Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Denny's (DENN)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 31, 2012 5:00 pm ET


Whit Kincaid

John C. Miller - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

F. Mark Wolfinger - Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President and Director


Will Slabaugh - Stephens Inc., Research Division

Michael W. Gallo - CL King & Associates, Inc.

Anton Brenner - Roth Capital Partners, LLC, Research Division

Mark E. Smith - Feltl and Company, Inc., Research Division

Michael Halen - Sidoti & Company, LLC

Conrad Lyon - B. Riley & Co., LLC, Research Division



Good afternoon. My name is Lacy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Denny's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Whit Kincaid, Senior Director of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.

Whit Kincaid

Thank you, Lacy. Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us for Denny's Second Quarter 2012 Investor Call. This call is being broadcast simultaneously over the Internet. With me today from management are John Miller, Denny's President and Chief Executive Officer; and Mark Wolfinger, Denny's Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer. John will begin today's call with his introductory comments. After that, Mark will provide a financial review of our second quarter results. I will conclude the call with commentary on Denny's 2012 full year guidance. As a reminder, we will be filing the 10-Q by the due date of August 6.

Before we begin, let me remind you that in accordance with the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the company knows that certain matters to be discussed by members of management during this call may constitute forward-looking statements. Management urges caution in considering its current trends and any outlook on earnings provided on this call.

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