Dick's Sporting Goods' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 14, 2012 10:00 am ET


Ed Stack – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Joe Schmidt – President & Chief Operating Officer

Tim Kullman – Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration & Chief Financial Officer

Anne-Marie Megela – Director, Investor Relations


Robbie Ohmes – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Michael Lasser – UBS

Gary Balter – Credit Suisse

Sean Naughton – Piper Jaffray

Dan Wewer – Raymond James

Christopher Horvers – JP Morgan

Rick Nelson – Stephens Inc.

Sam Poser – Sterne Agee

Matthew Fassler – Goldman Sachs

Brian Nagel – Oppenheimer & Co.

Peter Benedict – Robert W. Baird

Camilo Lyon – Canaccord Genuity

Mike Baker – Deutsche Bank

Mark Miller – William Blair & Co.

Kate McShane – Citi Research

Kate Went – Wells Fargo Securities

John Zolidis – Buckingham Research

Paul Swinand – Morningstar

David Magee – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

[Sean Colnig] – Morgan Stanley

Chris Svezia – Susquehanna Financial Group

Joe Feldman – Telsey Advisory Group



Good morning and welcome to the Dick’s Sporting Goods Q2 Earnings Call. (Operator instructions.) Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Anne-Marie Megela, Director of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Anne-Marie Megela

Thank you. Good morning, and thank you for joining us to discuss our Q2 2012 results. Please note that a rebroadcast of today’s call will be archived on the Investor Relations portion of our website located at www.dickssportinggoods.com for approximately 30 days. In addition, as outlined in our press release, the dial-in replay will be available for approximately 30 days.

In order for us to take advantage of the Safe Harbor rules, I would like to remind you that today’s discussion includes some forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 which includes but is not limited to our views and expectations concerning our future results. Such statements relate to future events and expectations and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Our actual results or actions may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

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