Aeropostale Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Aeropostale (ARO)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 16, 2012 4:15 pm ET

Executives

Kenneth Ohashi - Vice President of Investor and Media Relations

Thomas P. Johnson - Chief Executive Officer and Director

Marc D. Miller - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Michael J. Cunningham - President and Director

Analysts

Adrienne Tennant - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division

Betty Y. Chen - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Janet Kloppenburg

Brian J. Tunick - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Randal J. Konik - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Kimberly C. Greenberger - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Dana Lauren Telsey - Telsey Advisory Group LLC

Anna A. Andreeva - FBR Capital Markets & Co., Research Division

Lorraine Maikis Hutchinson - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Dorothy S. Lakner - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division

Roxanne Meyer - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Eric M. Beder - Brean Murray, Carret & Co., LLC, Research Division

Evren Dogan Kopelman - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Marni Shapiro - The Retail Tracker

Jennifer M. Davis - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division

Richard Ellis Jaffe - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

John D. Kernan - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Howard Tubin - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Jaime M. Katz - Morningstar Inc., Research Division

Linda Yu Tsai - ITG Market Research

Pamela Nagler Quintiliano - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Thank you for joining us for the Aéropostale Conference Call to review second quarter 2012 financial results. [Operator Instructions] I would like to remind everyone that this conference call is being recorded. I would now like to introduce Ken Ohashi, the company's Vice President of Investor and Media Relations.

Kenneth Ohashi

Thank you all for joining us this afternoon. With me here today are Tom Johnson, our Chief Executive Officer; Michael Cunningham, our President; and Marc Miller, our Chief Financial Officer. We issued a press release earlier this afternoon announcing our second quarter fiscal 2012 results. A copy of the release and corresponding presentation can be found on our corporate website.

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