Brinker International Management Discusses Q4 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Brinker International (EAT)

Q4 2012 Earnings Call

August 09, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Tony Laday - Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer

Douglas H. Brooks - Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee

Wyman T. Roberts - President of Chili's Grill & Bar

Guy J. Constant - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President

Analysts

Jeffrey Andrew Bernstein - Barclays Capital, Research Division

John S. Glass - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Michael Kelter - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Joseph T. Buckley - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

John W. Ivankoe - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Eric Gonzalez - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Christopher T. O'Cull - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Jeffrey F. Omohundro - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division

Peter Saleh - Telsey Advisory Group LLC

Sara H. Senatore - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Howard W. Penney - Hedgeye Risk Management LLC

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Brinker International Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to turn the floor over to your host, Mr. Tony Laday. Sir, the floor is yours.

Tony Laday

Thank you, Kate. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Brinker International's Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Call, which is also being broadcast live over the Internet.

Before turning the call over, let me quickly remind you of our Safe Harbor regarding forward-looking statements. During our management comments and in our response to your questions, certain items may be discussed, which are not based entirely on historical facts. Any such item should be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such statements are subject to risk and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated. Such risk and uncertainties include factors more completely described in this morning's press release and in the company's filings with the SEC.

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