Monthly updates on Corporate conference earnings calls as well as other company details. Beginning in May,  I will  focus on 1 company from each of the top 3 sectors over the last 6 months.  A  synopsis of highlights and paraphrasing of speakers will be given after listening to the calls. (A link will be posted if you would like to listen to the complete call)  I will follow the companies until they fall out of the top 3 sectors, then pick new companies from leading sectors.  




AHGP/  ALRP April 28 Earning Conference Call
Qtr1 2014



Insider Purchases   0                                Institutional Purchases  0
Insider Sales           5    23,491 shares     Institutional Sales          639,037 shares -5%

Present at call: Brian Contrell  CFO
Joe   Craft        CEO

Record quarter, Goal 6M tons in 2014
Gipson mine 700K tons in  2014
7.8M tons thru 2016
There will be increased co-pricing in the 2ed half.
2 for 1 unit split for ALRP unit holders.
8.2%   ALRP holder distributions
11.1% AHGP holder distributions


8:30      Financial and Guidance
12:00    Guidance
14:32    What is the environment when speaking with customers
17:27    Gipson South Mine full run rate forcast?
20:08    Status update on White Oak.
21:24    Relative valuation of Alliance Partners. ALRP vs. AHGP
24:00    Is market up or flat this summer?
28:07    Cost per ton guidance.
29:34    Rail congestion issues.
32:25    Antidote’s on Illinois basin.
33:44    Most attractive growth prospects for the future.
37:24    When will it make sense to increase rate of distribution.



POM PEPCO May 7, Q1 2014 Conference Call  (24min)
Present at call:     Frederick Boyle  CFO Senior VP
Joseph RIgby



% of Shares Held by Institutional & Mutual Fund Owners: 59%
Number of Institutions Holding Shares: 378

Insider Purchases   0
Insider Sales           6102    2 Transactions


3:10     Joseph Rigby Financial overview
4:40     Reasons for high earnings growth.
5:21     Additional Projects
7:20     Rate case decisions
9:10     New Contracts
9:58     Fred Boyle   (Detail of financials)
13:07   3014 Interests and guidance

14:10             Q + A
14:48   Filing of additional rate cases
15:54   Reopener or Goshop Provision


Home Depot (HD) Q3 Conference call Nov 18,2014

Craig Menear (CEO)
Ted Decker (EVP Marketing)
Carol Tome (Corp Services)


1:42  Region Transactions growth
Online sales growth 40%
BOPIS strong.

5:55  Data breach update

7:00  Ted Decker  Comps broken down for departments
Resets in fasteners
Transactions under $50 were under 20% of sales.

10:00 New products and SKU’s
Gift deals.

11:49 Carol Tome   Sales and comps
Expansion of gross margin
Operating expenses
Investment Income
Store counts
Sq, ft earnings
Share repurchases

Q + A
18:31  Philosophy  going forward
20:45  Credit breach effects
21:47  View of Nov / December
22:38  Expense growth issues
24:47  Fulfillment Centers
27:20  Online growth
31:12  BODFS update (Buy online deliver from store)
33:50  Transportation issues
36:50  Pro Sales
38:25  Success sharing
40:15   Competitive issues
43:47   Key initiatives for PRO
45:52   Canadian momentum
47:27   Inventory levels
49:00   Economic Climate
52:22   Working capital
54:12 Below avg. categories for the stores.
56:12 Home depot supply stores update











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