Publicly Traded Companies in Iowa

The companies on this list are headquartered in Iowa. Examples of some of the larger companies on this list based on market capitalization include:

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (CASY)

Meredith Corporation (MDP)

Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG)

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL)

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Aerospace and Defense

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) (Aerospace commercial and military markets: cabin electronics, communication systems, displays & surveillance systems, flight-deck avionics, mission communications, navigation and simulation and training solutions)

Agricultural Equipment

Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (ARTW) (Harvesters, grinder mixers, hay and forage equipment)


Ames National Corporation (ATLO) (Holding company for First National Bank, Boone Bank & Trust Co., Reliance State Bank, State Bank & Trust Co. and United Bank & Trust)

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) (Holding company for several banks; branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico and Wisconsin)

MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (MOFG) (Holding company for MidWestOne Bank, Central Bank and MidWestOne Insurance Services; branches in Iowa and Central Bank operates branches in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Florida)

QCR Holdings, Inc. (QCRH) (Holding company for Quad City Bank and Trust Company; branches in Illinois and Iowa)

WCF Bancorp, Inc. (WCFB) (Holding company for WCF Financial Bank)

West Bancorporation (WTBA) (Holding company for West Bank; branches in Iowa and Minnesota)


Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REGI) (Biofuels and chemicals)


KemPharm Inc. (KMPH) (IPO in April 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical company: prodrugs that are designed to improve one or more attributes of currently approved drugs; pipeline includes pain, ADHD and CNS indications)

NewLink Genetics Corporation (NLNK) (Biopharmaceutical company: immunotherapy products, pancreatic cancer)

Convenience Stores

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (CASY) (Locations throughout the Midwest)

Home Furnishing Furniture

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (FLXS) (Wooden furniture products and specialty seating)


American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) (Annuities and life insurance)

EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) (Property and casualty insurance and reinsurance)

FBL Financial Group, Inc. (FFG) (Life insurance products and annuities)

FGL Holdings (FG) (Fixed annuity and life insurance products)

Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) (Group disability, life, vision and dental insurance; retirement products)

United Fire Group, Inc. (UFCS) (Life, property and casualty and reinsurance)


Meredith Corporation (MDP) (Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Television Stations)


Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE) (Midwest Daily Publications)

Office Furniture

HNI Corporation (HNI) (Office furniture and hearth products)


Workiva Inc. (WK) (Cloud-based data platform)


Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) (Transportation and logistics company: regional truckload, long haul)


Winnebago Industries, Inc. (WGO) (Motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheel products and transit buses)