Kentucky’s Largest Publicly Held Corporations – May 2011

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Rank – Company (Ticker)
Location
CEO
Web Site
Market Capitalization
(Rank)
Total REVENUE (FY 10)
NET?Income (FY?10)
Comments

1 – Humana Inc. (HUM)
Louisville
Michael McCallister
humana.com
$12.68 billion
(2)
$33,870,000,000
$1,100,000,000
Humana is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health benefits
companies, with approximately 11.3 million members.

2 – Yum! Brands (YUM)
Louisville
David Novak
yum.com
$24.79 billion
(1)
$11,420,000,000
$1,180,000,000
The parent company of KFC, Long John Silver’s, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and A&W ranks as the world’s largest restaurant company.

3 – Ashland (ASH)
Covington
James O’Brien
ashland.com
$4.80 billion
(6)
$9,120,000,000
$299,000,000
Since its inception in 1924 as a regional petroleum refiner, Ashland has evolved into a specialty chemical company with a global reach.

4 – Omnicare (OCR)
Covington
Joel Gemunder
omnicare.com
$3.68 billion
(8)
$6,180,000,000
-$93,430,000
Omnicare provides pharmaceutical care for 1.4 million seniors in 47 states and conducts clinical research for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

5 – General Cable (BGC)
Highland Heights
Gregory Kenny
generalcable.com
$2.29 billion
(10)
$4,860,000,000
$69,200,000
General Cable develops, produces and distributes wire and cable products for the energy, industrial and communications markets.

6 – Kindred Healthcare (KND)
Louisville
Paul Diaz
kindredhealthcare.com
$999.48 million
(12)
$4,460,000,000
$63,110,000
Kindred operates 82 hospitals and 249 nursing centers, as well as institutional pharmacy and Louisville pharmacy management businesses.

7 – Lexmark Int’l (LXK)
Lexington
Paul Rooke
lexmark.com
$2.47 billion
(9)
$4,190,000,000
$328,000,000
Since entering the market in 1991 as a spin-off of IBM, Lexmark has become an international leader in computer printers and peripherals.

8 – Brown-Forman (BFB)
Louisville
Paul Varga
brown-forman.com
$10.20 billion
(3)
$2,540,000,000
$477,700,000
Though Brown-Forman at one time owned product lines ranging from china to luggage, it is returning to its wine and spirits industry roots.

9 – Tempur-Pedic Int’l (TPX)
Lexington
Mark A. Sarvary
tempurpedic.com
$4.17 billion
(7)
$1,180,000,000
$172,260,000
Tempur-Pedic produces premium mattresses and pillows utilizing pressure-relieving material developed by NASA.

10 – Papa John’s Int’l (PZZA)
Louisville
John Schnatter
papajohns.com
$822.02 million
(13)
$1,130,000,000
$51,940,000
Since opening its first restaurant
in 1985, Papa John’s has expanded to 3,000 locations in 49 states and 29 international markets.

11 – Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BWP)
Owensboro
Rolf Gafvert
boardwalkpipelines.com
$5.79 billion
(5)
$1,120,000,000
$264,400,000
Through its three subsidiaries, Boardwalk oversees the transport and storage of natural gas.

12 – Ventas (VTR)
Louisville
Debra Cafaro
ventasreit.com
$9.04 billion
(4)
$1,020,000,000
$218,370,000
Ventas is a leading healthcare real estate investment trust company, with a portfolio that includes more than 500 healthcare facilities.

13 – Texas Roadhouse (TXRH)
Louisville
G. J. Hart
texasroadhouse.com
$1.17 billion
(11)
$1,000,000,000
$58,290,000
Texas Roadhouse opened its first steakhouse in 1993 and now operates 263 restaurants in 44 states.

14 – Churchill Downs (CHDN)
Louisville
Robert Evans
churchilldownsincorporated.com
$659.18 million
(14)
$585,340,000
$19,320,000
Churchill Downs owns and operates racetracks and simulcast operations in Kentucky, Illinois, Florida and Louisiana.

15 – Industrial Services of America (IDSA)
Louisville
Harry Kletter
isa-inc.com
$69.29 million
(23)
$343,010,000
$8,050,000
Industrial Services of America is a leader in scrap recycling and waste management.

16 – Almost Family (AFAM)
Louisville
William Yarmuth
almost-family.com
$308.10 million
(19)
$338,210,000
$28,980,000
Founded as Caretenders in 1976, the company changed its name in 2000 and has expanded to include home health operations in nine states.

17 – Sypris Solutions (SYPR)
Louisville
Jeffrey Gill
sypris.com
$94.15 million
(22)
$266,650,000
-$9,710,000
Sypris provides technology-based and specialty services, and is a major defense and government contractor.

18 – Republic Bancorp (RBCAA)
Louisville
Steven Trager
republicbank.com
$420.41 million
(15)
$258,000,000
$91,540,000
The bank holding company for Republic Bank & Trust, which has locations in central Kentucky, southern Indiana and central Florida.

19 – U.S. Computer Services Inc. (CSVI)?
Paducah
Steven A. Powless
csiweb.com
$394.96 million
(17)
$163,330,000
$23,840,000
U.S. Computer Services provides data and transaction processing, eBusiness service and hardware
to financial firms.

20 – Community Trust Bank (CTBI)
Pikeville
Jean Hale
ctbi.com
$415.82 million
(16)
$143,700,000
$33,030,000
Headquartered in Pikeville, Community Trust operates 74 banking locations and five trust offices in eastern and central Kentucky, as well as five West Virginia branches.

21 – S.Y. Bancorp (SYBT)
Louisville
David Heintzman
syb.com
$331.38 million
(18)
$90,590,000
$23,460,000
S.Y. Bancorp is the holding company of Stock Yards Bank & Trust, with locations in Greater Louisville, and southern and central Indiana.

22 – Delta Natural
Gas Co. Inc. (DGAS)
Winchester
Glenn Jennings
deltagas.com
$104.71 million
(21)
$80,950,000
$6,580,000
Delta Natural Gas distributes and transports natural gas in central and southeastern Kentucky. It owns 2,500 miles of natural gas lines and serves 37,000 retail customers.

23 – Farmers Capital Bank (FFKT)?
Frankfort
Lloyd D. Hillard Jr.
farmerscapital.com
$50.56 million
(24)
$71,680,000
$5,060,000
Farmers Capital Bank is a financial holding company, operating 27 banks locations in 23 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky.

24 – Bank of Kentucky (BKYF)
Crestview Hills
Robert W. Zapp
bankofkyhb.com
$175.92 million
(20)
$60,850,000-$11,330,000
The Bank of Kentucky is a holding company with  28 branch and ATM locations in northern Kentucky.

25 – Investors Heritage Capital Corp. (IHRC.OB)
Frankfort
Harry Waterfield II
investorsheritage.com
$20.72 million
(25)
$59,250,000
$2,440,000
Investors Heritage Capital sells and administers insurance and annuity products, credit insurance and mortgage redemption products, commercial and residential mortgage products.