List of Publicly Traded Companies Headquartered in Kentucky

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

Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)

Humana Inc. (HUM)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

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Valvoline, Inc. (VVV) (Automotive lubricants)


Citizens First Corporation (CZFC) (Holding company for Citizens First Bank)

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (CTBI) (Holding company for Community Trust Bank, Inc. and Community Trust and Investment Company ; branches in Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee)

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT) (Holdings include Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company, United Bank & Trust Company, First Citizens Bank and Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky)

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (KFFB) (Holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hazard and First Federal Savings Bank of Frankfort)

Limestone Bancorp, Inc. (LMST) (Holding company for Limestone Bank)

Poage Bankshares, Inc. (PBSK) (Holding company for Town Square Bank)

Republic Bancorp, Inc. (RBCAA) (Holding company for Republic Bank and Trust Company; branches in Kentucky and parts of Indiana, Florida, Tennessee and Ohio)

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (SYBT) (Holding company for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company; branches in the Louisville, Cincinnati and Indianapolis markets)

Beds and Mattresses

Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (TPX) (Mattresses and related bedding products)

Biotech and Pharma

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (APLS) (IPO November 9, 2017; biopharmaceutical company: complement-dependent autoimmune and inflammatory diseases)


Ashland Inc. (ASH)  (Specialty chemicals, performance materials; Valvoline brand)


Ramaco Resources, Inc. (METC) (IPO February 3, 2017; metallurgical coal)

Industrial Machinery and Components

Sypris Solutions, Inc. (SYPR) (Aerospace and defense electronics; products for trucking and oil and gas industries)


Humana Inc. (HUM) (Group health, Medicare plans and supplemental insurance)


CafePress Inc. (PRSS) (Customizable Retail Products)

Racing Tracks 

Churchill Downs, Incorporated (CHDN) (Home of the Kentucky Derby)


Industrial Services of America, Inc. (IDSA) (Metal recycling)


Papa John’s International, Inc. (PZZA) (Over 4,600 locations)

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) (Brands include KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell)


Turning Point Brands, Inc. (TPB) (Non-cigarette tobacco products; brands include Beech-Nut, Red Cap, Stoker’s and Zig-Zag)

Utilities: Gas

Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (DGAS) (Services Provided in Kentucky)

Wine and Spirits   

Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) (Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort)