Star 40

A quick look at some top Star 40 companies

Updated: 2013-05-15T03:26:37Z

Here’s basic information on the five top-ranked companies and others in economic “sweet spots” this year.

1. CERNER CORP.

Neal L. Patterson, chairman, president and CEO

• Headquarters: 2800 Rockcreek Parkway, North Kansas City, MO 64117

• On the Web: www.cerner.com

• Phone: 816-221-1024

• Ticker Symbol: CERN on Nasdaq

• Founded: 1979

2012 Revenues: $2,665.4 million (9)

Revenue vs. 2011: 21% (5)

2012 Income: $397.2 million (4)

Income vs. 2011: 30% (18)

2012 Market Value: $13,338.6 million (2)

Market Value vs. 2011: 28% (10)

2. DST SYSTEMS INC.

Stephen C. Hooley, president and CEO

• Headquarters: 333 W. 11th St., Kansas City, MO 64105

• On the Web: www.dstsystems.com

• Phone: 816-435-1000

• Ticker Symbol: DST on NYSE

• Founded: 1969

2012 Revenues: $2,576.6 million (10)

Revenue vs. 2011: 8% (15)

2012 Income: $324.0 million (7)

Income vs. 2011: 77% (8)

2012 Market Value: $2,684.6 million (14)

Market Value vs. 2011: 34% (8)

3. LEGGETT & PLATT INC.

David S. Haffner, CEO

• Headquarters: No. 1 Leggett Road, Carthage, MO 64836

• On the Web: www.leggett.com

• Phone: 417-358-8131

• Ticker Symbol: LEG on NYSE

• Founded: 1883

2012 Revenues: $3,720.8 million (6)

Revenue vs. 2011: 2% (25)

2012 Income: $248.2 million (11)

Income vs. 2011: 62% (10)

2012 Market Value: $3,868.0 million (7)

Market Value vs. 2011: 20% (16)

Tie 4. KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN

David L. Starling, president and CEO

• Headquarters: 427 W. 12th St., Kansas City, MO 64105

• On the Web: www.kcsouthern.com

• Phone: 816-983-1303

• Ticker Symbol: KSU on NYSE

• Founded: 1887

2012 Revenues: $2,238.6 million (13)

Revenue vs. 2011: 7% (18)

2012 Income: $377.3 million (5)

Income vs. 2011: 14% (25)

2012 Market Value: $9,193.8 million (4)

Market Value vs. 2011: 23% (13)

Tie 4. O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC.

Greg Henslee, president and CEO

• Headquarters: 233 S. Patterson Ave., Springfield, MO 65802

• On the Web: www.oreillyauto.com

• Phone: 417-862-6708

• Ticker Symbol: ORLY on Nasdaq

• Founded: 1957

2012 Revenues: $6,182.2 million (3)

Revenue vs. 2011: 7% (17)

2012 Income: $585.7 million (1)

Income vs. 2011: 15% (21)

2012 Market Value: $10,101.2 million (3)

Market Value vs. 2011: -1% (33)

17. CORENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST INC.

David J. Schulte, CEO

• Headquarters: 4200 W. 115th St., Suite 210, Leawood, KS 66211

• On the Web: corenergy.corridortrust.com

• Phone: 913-387-2790

• Ticker Symbol: CORR on NYSE

• Founded: 2005

2012 Revenues: $10.6 million (46)

Revenue vs. 2011: 228% (1)

2012 Income: $12.3 million (30)

Income vs. 2011: 323% (4)

2012 Market Value: $145.6 million (31)

Market Value vs. 2011: 97% (3)

19. INERGY LP

John J. Sherman, chairman and CEO

• Headquarters: Two Brush Creek Blvd., Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64112

• On the Web: www.inergylp.com

• Phone: 816-842-8181

• Ticker Symbol: NRGY on NYSE

• Founded: 1996

2012 Revenues: $1,776.8 million (15)

Revenue vs. 2011: -20% (45)

2012 Income: $572.3 million (2)

Income vs. 2011: 1186% (1)

2012 Market Value: $2,396.4 million (17)

Market Value vs. 2011: -8% (37)

20. NIC INC.

Harry H. Herington, chairman and CEO

• Headquarters: 25501 West Valley Parkway, Suite 300, Olathe, KS 66061

• On the Web: www.nicusa.com

• Phone: 877-234-3468

• Ticker Symbol: EGOV on Nasdaq

• Founded: 1991

2012 Revenues: $211.1 million (31)

Revenue vs. 2011: 17% (7)

2012 Income: $26.3 million (25)

Income vs. 2011: 15% (23)

2012 Market Value: $1,056.0 million (24)

Market Value vs. 2011: 24% (12)

21. INERGY MIDSTREAM LP

John J. Sherman, president and CEO

• Headquarters: Two Brush Creek Blvd., Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64112

• On the Web: www.inergylp.com

• Phone: 816-842-8181

• Ticker Symbol: NRGM on NYSE

• Founded: 2011

2012 Revenues: $193.4 million (33)

Revenue vs. 2011: 13% (8)

2012 Income: $54.6 million (21)

Income vs. 2011: -8% (35)

2012 Market Value: $1,910.7 million (19)

Market Value vs. 2011: 36% (7)

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