Walter Energy Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Walter Energy (WLT)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 02, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

Paul Blalock - Vice President of Investor Relations

Walter J. Scheller - Chief Executive Officer, Member of The Board of Directors, Member of Executive Committee, President of Jim Walter Resources and Chief Operating Officer of Jim Walter Resources

William G. Harvey - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Daniel Paul Cartwright - President of Canadian Operations

Michael T. Madden - Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President

Richard Allen Donnelly - President of Jim Walter Resources

Analysts

James M. Rollyson - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Shneur Z. Gershuni - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Brian D. Gamble - Simmons & Company International, Research Division

Garrett S. Nelson - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division

Ralph Wayne Atwell - Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Research Division

Curtis Woodworth - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Andre Benjamin - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Timna Tanners - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Brandon Blossman - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division

Paul Forward - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

J. Christopher Haberlin - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division

Sam Dubinsky - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

David E. Beard - Iberia Capital Partners, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and welcome to Walter Energy's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the meeting over to Mr. Paul Blalock, Vice President of Investor Relations. Sir, please begin.

Paul Blalock

Thank you, Merilee. Good morning, all, and thank you for joining us today. This call is being webcast live over the Internet and a recording will be available and archived on our website for at least 30 days. On this call, we may refer to forward-looking statements made in yesterday's press release, and we may make those and other forward-looking statements during this call. For more information regarding the risks associated with forward-looking statements, please refer to the company's SEC filings. Joining me today, on today's call are Walter Energy's CEO, Walt Scheller; and CFO Bill Harvey, as well as other members of the management team, who will be available for Q&A. Now I'd like to had it over to Walt.

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