GATX Corporation (GMT)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

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Below is transcript of the GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Conference Call, held on January 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. EST.  Skylands Capital, Gamco Investors and Ascend Capital was among GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) shareholders at the end of the third quarter.




GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMTleases, operates, manages and remarkets assets, primarily in the rail and marine markets. The Company operates through four primary business segments: Rail North America, Rail International, American Steamship Company (ASC) and Portfolio Management. Rail North America segment consists of its wholly owned operations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, as well as two affiliate investments.


Company Representatives:

Brian Kenney – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Van Aken – Director
Robert C. Lyons – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer



Mike Baudendistel – Stifel
Justin Long – Stephens
Art Hatfield – Raymond James
Kristine Kubacki – Avondale Partners
Matt Brooklier – Longbow Research
David Richards – Pine River Capital


Good day & welcome to the GATX fourth quarter Conference Call. Today’s conference is being recorded. At this time I would like to turn the conference over to Jennifer Van Aken . Please go ahead mam.


Jennifer Van Aken – Director
Thanks, Michelle, and good morning, everyone. Thanks for joining us for the fourth quarter and 2014 year end conference call. With me today are Brian Kenney – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of GATX Corporation; and Robert C. Lyons, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

As a reminder, any forward-looking statement made on this call represents our best judgment as to what may occur in the future. We have based these forward-looking statements on information currently available and disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise these statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. The Company’s actual results will depend on a number of competitive and economic factors, some of which may be outside the control of the Company. For more information, refer to our 2013 Form 10K for a discussion of these factors. You can find this report as well as other information about the Company on our website,

I will give an overview of the results provided in our press release earlier this morning, provide some brief comments regarding our expectations for 2015 and, then Brian will provide his insight on some key areas for GATX in the year ahead. After that, we’ll open it up to questions.

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