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Tampa Bay's 10 biggest public companies in 2013

Rankings (by annual revenue)

Tech Data Corp. Jabil Circuit Inc. WellCare Health Plans Raymond James Financial Bloomin' Brands
Revenue $26.8 billion, up 6 percent $18.3 billion, up 6.4 percent $9.5 billion, up 28 percent $4.6 billion, up 18 percent $4.1 billion, up 3.5 percent
Business One of the world's largest distributors of technology products Provides electronic manufacturing services and solutions worldwide Medicare- and Medicaid-managed health plans Investments, banking Owns 1,508 restaurants in 48 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 21 countries
City Clearwater St. Petersburg Tampa St. Petersburg Tampa
CEO Robert Dutkowsky Mark Mondello Dave Gallitano (interim) Paul C. Reilly Liz Smith
Employees More than 9,000 worldwide, including more than 2,700 in the United States 177,000 worldwide, 1,700 local About 5,900 More than 10,000 associates, including 6,200 financial advisers About 91,000
Net income $180 million, up 2 percent


(for year ended Jan. 31)

$371.5 million, down 6 percent


( for year ended August 31)

$174.8 million, down 6 percent


(for year ended Dec. 31)

$419.2 million, up 25 percent


(for year ended Sept. 30)

$215 million, up 250 percent


(for year ended Dec. 31)

Return on equity 8.96 percent 12.16 percent 12.34 percent 10.6 percent 59.20 percent
Friday close $62.91 $17.52 $72.63 $49.30 $20.89
Biggest challenge Tech Data is refocusing on the fundamentals after moving beyond an accounting scandal that kept the company from reporting financial results for much of last year. Dutkowsky said his company needs to be flexible, reactive and visionary in identifying growing niches within IT. For instance, because of an industry shift from company-centered servers to sharing data on the cloud, Tech Data is increasing its in-house expertise in data storage. How does an advanced manufacturer with workers flung across 33 countries in 90 plants stay disciplined, creative and competitive? By sustaining a high-performance corporate culture on a global scale. And by making smart choices about which fast-changing business niches it considers most promising. Health care? Yes. Consumer packaging? Yes. Solar power? Maybe. BlackBerry devices? Not anymore. Short term, WellCare is in the hunt for a new leader after it ousted Alec Cunningham late last year, saying it wanted someone who could lead a larger organization. Simultaneously, it needs a new chief financial officer. Longer term, the company is focused on handling both the costs and opportunities tied to the Affordable Care Act as it expands its Medicare and Medicaid offerings in different states. After integrating fellow broker Morgan Keegan, Raymond James has strived to position itself as the leading alternative to Wall Street brokerage firms. The company has grown to a record $458 billion in client assets under administration and anticipates its sluggish mergers and acquisition business will pick up this year. With low interest rates, the fixed-income side of Raymond James' portfolio continues to be the most challenged. As the company, which includes the brands Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill and Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and Roy's, continues to implement growth and productivity initiatives, it faces persistent competition from fast-casual restaurants, which are outpacing full-service restaurants in sales. While consumers spent more money per restaurant visit in 2013, industrywide traffic numbers were down.
CEO compensation $1.74 million, down 59 percent from prior year. Includes salary of $1.07 million, bonus of $636,525 and other compensation of $32,152. 4.7 million, flat from prior year. Includes salary of $925,000, stock award of $3.6 million and other compensation of $166,000. Base salary of $2 million plus $25,000 in monthly auto and housing expenses and restricted stock valued at $2 million. $5.63 million, up 34 percent from prior year. Includes salary of $442,500, $3.2 million in cash and almost $2 million in various stock awards. $1.9 million, down 92 percent from $24.5 million in 2012, when Smith received a $22.4 million bonus for taking the company public.

HSN Inc. TECO Energy Inc. Cott Corp. Walter Investment Management Corp. Masonite
Revenue $3.4 billion, up 4.2 percent $2.85 billion, down 5 percent $2.1 billion, down 7 percent $1.8 billion, up 189 percent $1.7 billion, up 3.2 percent
Business Retail sales via TV, websites, mobile applications and brick-and-mortar stores Operates Tampa Electric and People's Gas Private-label beverage manufacturer with more than 500 brands in 50 countries Mortgage lender that focuses on credit-challenged clients One of the world's leading door manufacturers
City St. Petersburg Tampa Tampa Tampa Tampa
CEO Mindy Grossman John B. Ramil Jerry Fowden Mark J. O'Brien Fred Lynch
Employees More than 6,300, including 2,300 in St. Petersburg 4,000 full-time 3,966 6,400 9,600
Net income $178.4 million, up 37 percent


(for year ended Dec. 31, 2013)

$198 million, down 7 percent


(for year ended Dec. 31)

$17 million, down 64 percent


(for year ended Dec. 28)

$254 million, up from loss of $22 million in 2012


(for year ended Dec. 31)

Lost $11 million, compared to a loss of $23.2 million in 2012


(for year ended Dec. 29)

Return on equity 33.67 percent 8.8 percent 3.6 percent 24.59 percent 1 percent
Friday close $55.46 $17.34 $7.27 $29.34 $52.39
Biggest challenge After a difficult start to the year because of bad weather up north and softness in the women's apparel industry, HSN continues to focus on "boundary-less retail'' that allows customers to shop when and where they want through TV, digital and mobile sources. "Agile is the new smart,'' said Grossman, stressing that the retailer must be flexible and open to change. "For the Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas utilities, we need to secure government leadership, at all levels, who support constructive energy policy," Ramil says. "On our pending purchase of New Mexico Gas Co., after our anticipated regulatory approval and a successful closing, we will be doubling our customer base, so we will need a successful integration process as we expand our TECO Energy family of companies." Fierce competition from rival beverages such as coffee, water and tea. The consumption of soda in the United States has also steadily declined in the past decade as sugary drinks grow more unpopular with consumers and regulators. But Cott also faces another challenge: $458.3 million of debt. The company paid down that debt in 2013, but its annual report warned that it still leaves the company vulnerable if the market continues to decline. Managing rapid growth. As revenue soared, Walter was hit by federal regulators threatening legal action against its mortgage-servicing business for alleged violations of consumer financial laws. Now law firms anticipating a class-action lawsuit against the company for alleged internal control failures have forced the company to defend itself. Shares that traded within the past year at $45 now hover closer to $29. As a doormaker, Masonite's success rises and falls with new construction, and it is still healing from the housing bust. Climbing mortgage rates, changes to the mortgage interest tax deduction and tighter lending for home loans and improvements could hurt sales and profitability. Builders also are increasingly turning to multifamily construction, like apartments, which generally use fewer of their products than the typical single-family home.
CEO compensation $13.8 million, up 145 percent from 2012. Includes salary of $1.2 million, stock awards of $8.3 million, stock appreciation and options awards of $3 million and nonstock incentives of $1.3 million. $4.9 million, down 19 percent. Includes base salary of $765,000, stock awards of $2.6 million, a $825,710 bonus and $679,762 million in pension and other compensation $3.1 million, down 10 percent from previous year. Includes salary of $797,000, stock awards of $1.14 million, options of $682,000 and incentives of $480,000. $4.1 million, up 58 percent from prior year. Includes salary of $575,000, options awards of $2.5 million, bonus of $1 million and other compensation of $41,389. $4 million, up 2.5 percent from previous year. Includes salary of $850,000, stock awards of $1.7 million, option awards of $606,163, bonus of $878,050 and other compensation of $13,856.


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