Agrium Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Agrium (AGU)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 03, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Richard Downey - Vice President of Investor & Corporate Relations and Market Research

Michael M. Wilson - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

David J. Tretter - Executive Vice President of Procurement and Executive Vice President of wholesale sales of UAP Holding corp

Ronald A. Wilkinson - Senior Vice President and President of Wholesale Business Unit

Thomas E. Warner - Vice President of Retail Distribution and President of Crop Production Services Inc

Analysts

Jacob Bout - CIBC World Markets Inc., Research Division

Kevin W. McCarthy - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Edlain S. Rodriguez - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division

Kurt Schoen - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

Joel Jackson - BMO Capital Markets Canada

Michael E. Cox - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Adam Schatzker - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Ted Drangula - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Mark R. Gulley - Gulley & Associates LLC

P.J. Juvekar - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

John Chu - AltaCorp Capital Inc., Research Division

Jeffrey J. Zekauskas - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

John Hughes - Desjardins Securities Inc., Research Division

Robert B. Winslow - National Bank Financial, Inc., Research Division

Donald Carson - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Ian Horowitz - Topeka Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Brian MacArthur - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, everyone, and welcome to today's Agrium Second Quarter Conference Call. [ Operator Instructions ] As a reminder, this call is being recorded. Now for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the conference over to Mr. Richard Downey, Vice President, Investor Corporate Relations. Please go ahead, sir.

Richard Downey

Thank you, operator. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Agrium's 2012 Second Quarter Conference Call. On the phone today to review and discuss our results is Agrium's leadership team, including Mr. Mike Wilson, President and CEO of Agrium. As we conduct this call, various statements that we make about future expectations, plans and prospects contain forward-looking information.

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