PPL's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

PPL Corporation (PPL)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 8, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

Joseph P. Bergstein – Investor Relations

William H. Spence – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul A. Farr – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Rick L. Klingensmith – President, PPL Global and PPL Energy Services

David G. DeCampli – President, PPL Energy Supply

Gregory N. Dudkin – President, PPL Electric Utilities

Victor A. Staffieri – Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, LG&E and KU Energy

Analysts

Paul Patterson – Glenrock Associates LLC

Justin McCann – S&P Capital IQ

Paul T. Ridzon – KeyBanc Capital Markets

Julien Dumoulin-Smith – UBS

Jonathan Arnold – Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

Leslie B. Rich – JPMorgan Asset Management, Inc.

Andrew Bischof – Morningstar Research

Michael J. Lapides – Goldman Sachs & Co.

Brian J. Russo – Ladenburg Thalmann Securities

Steve Fleishman – Bank of America

Brian James Chin – Citigroup Global Markets

Greg Gordon – International Strategy & Investment Group, Inc.

Raymond M. Leung – Goldman Sachs & Co.

Anthony C. Crowdell – Jefferies & Co., Inc.

Ashar Khan – Visium Asset Management LP

Reza Hitucki – Decade Capital Management LLC

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Melissa, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the PPL Corporation Second Quarter Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you.

Mr. Joe Bergstein, Vice President, Director of Investor Relations, you may begin your conference.

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