TIMES 50: Companies based in the Tampa Bay area
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*Corporate change pending
**Employee number for Raymond James does not include independent contractors.
Exchange abbreviations: NYSE-New York Stock Exchange; ASE-American Stock Exchange; Nasdaq-NM, Nasdaq National Market; Nasdaq-SC-Nasdaq Small Cap Market
***Walter Industries changed its fiscal calendar for reporting in 2000. The calculations show in this chart are based on the seven-month fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2000.
Rank Prev Company 2001 revenues
(in millions)
Revenues percent change 2001 income (in millions) Income percent change 2001 earnings per share Return on equity 2-year stock return What $10,000 became Stock price
(as of 4/30/02)
Market value (in millions) Address Telephone Web address Ticker symbol Market Employees-total Employees-Local Description Top officers Rank
1 6 Brown & Brown Inc. $ 365.03 37.54% $53.91 64.40% $0.85 36.72% 236.46% $ 33,646 $33.20 $ 2,101.39 401 E Jackson St., Suite 1700, Tampa, 33602 (813) 222-4100 http://www.brown-n-brown.com BRO NYSE 3,050 326 General insurance agency J. Hyatt Brown, chair./pres./CEO; Jim W. Henderson, exec. VP; C. Roy Bridges, regional exec VP 1
2 7 Lincare Holdings Inc. $ 812.44 15.65% $134.94 15.47% $1.23 20.39% 106.43% $ 20,643 $31.48 $ 3,391.84 19337 U.S. 19 N, Suite 500, Clearwater, 33764 (727) 530-7700 http://www.lincare.com LNCR Nasdaq-NM 5,500 NA Oxygen and respiratory therapy services John P. Byrnes,chair/pres./CEO; Paul G. Gabos, CFO; Schawn Schabel, COO 2
3 2 TECO Energy Inc. $ 2,648.60 15.43% $303.70 21.04% $2.24 16.99% 39.05% $ 13,905 $27.84 $ 3,890.70 702 N. Franklin St., Tampa, 33602 (813) 228-4111 http://www.tecoenergy.com TE NYSE 4,000 3,000 Diversified utility holding company Robert D. Fagan, chair./pres./CEO; Gordon Gillette, CFO/sr. VP 3
4 28 Kreisler Manufacturing Corp. $ 18.66 30.31% $2.30 656.44% $1.13 24.64% 124.44% $ 22,444 $10.10 $ 20.02 5960 Central Ave., Suite H, St. Petersburg, 33707 (727) 347-1144 http://www.kreisler-ind.com KRSL Nasdaq-SC 147 3 Manufacturer of precision metal components Edward L. Stern, chair./pres./CEO; Wallace N. Kelly, COO/exec. VP 4
5 22 Global Imaging Systems Inc. $ 597.15 26.07% $16.50 9.63% $0.90 13.67% 160.92% $ 26,092 $19.08 $ 398.18 3820 Northdale Blvd., Suite 200A, Tampa, 33624 (813) 960-5508 www.global-imaging.com GISX Nasdaq-NM 3,000 30 Office equipment distributor Thomas S. Johnson, pres./CEO; Ray Schilling, sr. VP/CFO 5
6 17 Maritrans Inc. $ 123.41 -0.25% $7.69 53.47% $0.72 8.62% 162.81% $ 26,281 $13.68 $ 112.50 Two Harbour Place, 302 Knights Run Ave., Tampa 33602 (813) 209-0600 http://www.maritrans.com TUG NYSE 395 56 Marine transportation Stephen A. Van Dyck, chair./CEO; Walter Bromfield, CFO/VP 6
7 24 Gulf West Banks Inc.* $ 37.54 7.63% $5.04 43.01% $0.63 13.23% 128.00% $ 22,800 $15.20 $ 120.43 425 22nd Ave. N St. Petersburg, 33704 (727) 894-5696 http://www.gwbk-mercantile.com GWBK Nasdaq-NM 210 210 Bank holding company for Mercantile Bank Gordon W. Campbell, chair./pres.; Barry K.Miller, exec.VP/CFO; Robert Blakley,pres./CEO, Mercantile 7
8 15 Nicholas Financial Inc. $ 17.80 26.45% $3.41 32.33% $1.35 26.69% 80.00% $ 18,000 $4.50 $ 22.41 2454 McMullen-Booth Road, Bldg. C, Clearwater, 33759 (727) 726-0763 http://www.nicholasfinancial.com NICK Nasdaq-SC 121 43 Auto and consumer loans Peter L Vosotas, chair./pres./CEO; Ralph T. Finkenbrink, sr. VP 8
9 NR Walter Industries Inc.*** $ 1,921.94 61.79% $43.25 1257.50% $0.95 9.99% 29.63% $ 12,963 $13.50 $ 596.74 4211 Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, 33607 (813) 871-4811 www.walterind.com WLT NYSE 6,450 309 Home-building, financing, industrial products Don DeFosset, chair./pres./CEO; William Ohrt, CFO/exec. VP 9
10 8 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. $ 161.61 -10.81% $4.34 85.10% $0.36 7.84% 644.62% $ 74,462 $12.10 $ 132.29 4300 W Cypress St., Suite 600, Tampa, 33607 (813) 283-7000 http://www.rallyhamburgers.com CHKR Nasdaq-NM 5,000 1,330 Fast food restaurant chain Ronald Maggard, chair.; Daniel J. Dorsch, pres./CEO 10
11 10 Catalina Marketing Corp. $ 417.88 19.08% $58.14 13.22% $1.00 32.97% 3.97% $ 10,397 $35.09 $ 1,933.60 200 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, 33716 (727) 579-5000 http://www.catmktg.com POS NYSE 1,100 400 Electronic marketing services Daniel D. Granger, chair./CEO 11
12 13 SRI/Surgical Express Inc. $ 86.43 11.06% $5.00 13.25% $0.76 10.78% 155.64% $ 25,564 $14.06 $ 90.27 12425 Racetrack Road, Suite 201, Tampa, 33626 (813) 891-9550 http://www.sterilerec.com STRC Nasdaq-NM 1,050 250 Supplier of reusable surgical linens Richard T. Isel, chair./CEO; Alex Edwards III, pres.; James T. Boosales, exec. VP/CFO 12
13 16 Outback Steakhouse Inc. $ 2,127.13 11.60% $133.38 -5.49% $1.70 15.25% 7.08% $ 10,708 $35.07 $ 2,693.90 2202 N West Shore Blvd., 5th Floor, Tampa, 33607 (813) 282-1225 http://www.outbacksteakhouse.com OSI NYSE 49,725 260 Restaurant chain Chris T. Sullivan, chair./CEO; Robert D. Basham, pres./COO 13
14 5 Raymond James Financial Inc. $ 1,657.84 -2.40% $96.41 -22.99% $1.98 13.57% 70.14% $ 17,014 $33.44 $ 1,623.75 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, 33716 (727) 573-3800 http://www.raymondjames.com RJF NYSE 5500** 3,500 Stock brokerage and money management services Thomas A. James, chair./CEO; Chester Helck, pres./COO 14
15 19 Aerosonic Corp. $ 27.42 11.15% $1.04 128.07% $0.27 7.62% 161.64% $ 26,164 $26.00 $ 101.92 1212 N. Hercules Ave., Clearwater, 33765 (727) 461-3000 http://www.aerosonic.com AIM ASE 153 143 Manufacturer of aircraft instruments J. Mervyn Nabors, chair./pres./CEO; David A. Baldini, vice chair./exec. VP; Eric McCracken, exec.VP/CFO 15
16 18 United Financial Holdings Inc. $ 28.18 16.33% $3.23 5.63% $0.70 14.20% 101.87% $ 20,187 $13.25 $ 58.83 333 Third Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701 (727) 898-2265 http://www.unitedbank.com UFHI Nasdaq-SC 144 133 Holding company for United Bank John B. Norrie, chair.; Neil W. Savage, pres./CEO 16
17 11 Tropical Sportswear International Corp. $ 436.44 -7.73% $11.23 -35.84% $1.45 13.86% 56.60% $ 15,660 $27.60 $ 213.27 4902 W Waters Ave., Tampa, 33634 (813) 249-4900 http://www.tsionline.com TSIC Nasdaq-NM 1,500 700 Sportswear manufacturer William W. Compton, chair./CEO; Michael Kagan, vice chair./CFO; Christopher Munday, pres. 17
18 21 MarineMax Inc.C27 $ 504.07 -8.46% $15.35 -28.25% $1.01 12.79% 44.41% $ 14,441 $14.08 $ 214.72 18167 U.S. 19 N, Suite 499, Clearwater, 33764 (727) 531-1700 http://www.marinemax.com HZO NYSE 1,150 120 Recreational boat sales William H. McGill Jr., chair./CEO; Michael McLamb, CFO/VP; David Cochran, COO/sr. VP 18
19 3 Tech Data Corp. $ 17,197.51 -15.81% $110.78 -37.76% $1.98 9.02% 12.88% $ 11,288 $47.34 $ 2,632.34 5350 Tech Data Drive, Clearwater, 33760 (727) 539-7429 http://www.techdata.com TECD Nasdaq-NM 8,600 2,200 Distributor of computer products Steven A. Raymund, chair./CEO; Nestor Cano, pres. of worldwide oper. 19
20 4 Jabil Circuit Inc. $ 4,330.66 21.71% $118.52 -18.63% $0.59 8.83% -49.91% $ 5,009 $20.41 $ 4,031.93 10560 Ninth St. N, St. Petersburg, 33716 (727) 577-9749 http://www.jabil.com JBL NYSE 17,000 2,500 Circuit board manufacturer William D. Morean, chair.; Timothy L. Main, pres./CEO 20
21 26 Superior Uniform Group Inc. $ 153.21 -8.65% $6.47 -12.58% $0.91 7.87% 36.33% $ 13,633 $11.15 $ 78.47 10099 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, 33775 (727) 397-9611 www.superiorsurgicalmfg.com SGC ASE 1,196 464 Manufacturer of uniforms and accessories Gerald M. Benstock, chair/CEO; Michael Benstock and Alan Schwartz, co-pres. 21
22 29 Cryo-Cell International Inc. $ 5.65 167.78% $0.90 160.35% $0.09 8.50% -52.00% $ 4,800 $2.85 $ 32.32 3165 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, 33761 (727) 723-0333 http://www.cryo-cell.com CCEL Nasdaq-SC 41 40 Storage of umbilical cord blood Daniel D. Richard, chair./CEO; John Hargiss, pres./COO 22
23 12 UTEK Corp. $ 4.08 -10.96% $0.64 -42.61% $0.17 7.02% 20.83% $ 12,083 $7.25 $ 28.39 202 S Wheeler, Plant City, 33566 (813) 754-4330 http://www.utekcorp.com UTK ASE 12 12 Technology development Clifford M. Gross, chair./CEO; Uwe Reischl, pres. 23
24 NR Republic Bancshares Inc. $ 188.38 -7.89% -$3.90   -$0.37 -2.26% 65.87% $ 16,587 $19.49 $ 220.92 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, 33701 (727) 823-7300 www.republicbankfl.com REPB Nasdaq-NM 953 260 Bank holding company William Hough, chair; William Klich, pres./CEO 24
25 1 Digital Lightwave Inc. $ 82.78 -17.78% $2.81 -91.06% $0.09 3.97% -93.94% $ 606 $4.15 $ 130.13 1550 Lightwave Ave., Clearwater, 33760 (727) 442-6677 http://www.lightwave.com DIGL Nasdaq-NM 112 102 Manufacturer of fiber optic testing equipment Bryan Zwan, chair./CEO/pres.; Mark Scott, VP/CFO; James Green, COO 25
26 14 Sykes Enterprises Inc. $ 496.72 -17.71% $0.41 -99.13% $0.01 0.21% -48.60% $ 5,140 $10.28 $ 414.57 100 N Tampa St., Suite 3900, Tampa, 33602 (813) 274-1000 http://www.sykes.com SYKE Nasdaq-NM 15,000 170 Hardware and software technical support John H. Sykes, chair./pres./CEO/; Gordon H. Loetz, vice chair. 26
27 NR PlanVista Corp. $ 32.92 22.08% -$45.22   -$3.11   81.67% $ 18,167 $5.45 $ 91.13 4010 Boy Scout Blvd., Suite 200, Tampa, 33607 (813) 353-2300 www.planvista.com PVC NYSE 160 25 Managed health care services Phillip Dingle, chair/CEO; Jeffrey Markle, pres./COO 27
28 30 Cumberland Technologies Inc. $ 16.46 14.11% $0.06 -94.43% $0.01 0.73% -73.71% $ 2,629 $0.46 $ 2.57 4311 W Waters Ave., Suite 501, Tampa, 33614 (813) 885-2112 http://www.cumberlandtech.com CUMB Nasdaq-SC 49 39 Insurance products Francis M. Williams: chair.; Joseph M. Williams, pres. 28
29 NR JLM Industries Inc. $ 340.23 -21.69% -$4.14   -$0.35 -15.12% -66.38% $ 3,362 $1.45 $ 13.57 8675 Hidden River Pkwy, Tampa, 33637 (813) 632-3300 http://www.jlmgroup.com JLMI Nasdaq-NM 180 50 Chemical distributor John MacDonald, chair/pres./CEO; Walter M. Tarpley, COO; Michael Molina, CFO/VP 29
30 25 Technology Research Corp. $ 18.04 7.12% -$0.41   -$0.08 -3.53% -16.48% $ 8,352 $1.60 $ 8.70 5250 140th Ave. N, Clearwater, 34760 (727) 535-0572 http://www.techrsrch.com TRCI Nasdaq-NM 460 80 Manufacturer of electrical control and measurement devices Robert S. Wiggins, chair./CEO; Raymond H. Legatti, pres. 30

Notes: Financial results are for the companyís fiscal year that ended in 2001 or in January 2002. Net income numbers are after all expenses, including taxes and extraordinary items. A percent change in net income is shown only for companies that made a profit in 2001. For companies that lost money in 2000 but made money in 2001, the percent change reflects the total change in profits. Return on equity is net income divided by average shareholder equity. Two-year stock return is based on change in share price between April 28, 2000, and April 30, 2002, or since the company went public, whichever is shorter. The return assumes reinvestment of dividends, if any. Stock prices have been adjusted for splits. Market value is the value of all the companyís outstanding shares, based on the stock price on April 30, 2002.

Sources: Securities and Exchange Commission filings, Bloomberg News, Yahoo Finance and the companies.

Chart information was compiled by Helen Huntley and Sharon Boulter of the Times staff.

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