|Robert Niblock||Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer|
|Rick Damron||Chief Operating Officer|
|Michael McDermott||Chief Customer Officer|
|Marshall Croom||Chief Financial Officer|
|Richard Maltsbarger||Chief Operating Officer|
|Seth Sigman||Credit Suisse|
|Seth Basham||Wedbush Securities|
|Eric Bosshard||Cleveland Research|
|Simeon Gutman||Morgan Stanley|
|Elizabeth Suzuki||Bank of America Merrill Lynch|
|Chuck Grom||Gordon Haskett|
|Matthew Fassler||Goldman Sachs|
Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Lowe’s Companies First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call. This call is being recorded. [Operator Instructions] Also, supplemental reference slides are available on Lowe’s Investor Relations website within the investor packet.
While management will not be speaking directly to the slides, these slides are meant to facilitate your review of the company’s results and to be used as a reference document following the call.
During this call, management will be using certain non-GAAP financial measures.