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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): April 22, 2021
 
STOCK YARDS BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Kentucky
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
001-13661
(Commission File Number)
61-1137529
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
1040 East Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 40206
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(502) 582-2571
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
   
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
   
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act
(17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
   
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act
(17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class Trading
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common stock, no par value per share SYBT The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). 
Emerging growth company ☐
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
 
 

 
 
ITEM 5.07. SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.
 
On April 22, 2021, Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. held its 2021 annual meeting of shareholders. As of the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 22,732,976 shares of Common Stock outstanding and entitled to one vote on each matter presented for vote at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 19,909,559 or 87.58% of the outstanding common shares entitled to vote were represented in person or by proxy. Those shares were voted as follows:
 
1.         The following individuals were nominated in 2021 to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders in 2022. All nominees were elected. The results were as follows:
 
   
Votes
For
   
Votes
Against
   
Votes
Withheld
   
Broker
Non-Votes
 
Paul J. Bickel III
  16,113,181       60,906       13,578       3,721,894  
J. McCauley Brown
  15,629,431       540,443       17,791       3,721,894  
David P. Heintzman
  15,793,526       371,427       22,712       3,721,894  
Donna L. Heitzman
  16,035,924       141,188       10,553       3,721,894  
Carl G. Herde
  15,528,440       638,047       21,178       3,721,894  
James A. Hillebrand
  15,832,830       337,402       17,433       3,721,894  
Richard A. Lechleiter
  15,945,544       194,191       47,930       3,721,894  
Stephen M. Priebe
  15,255,623       886,190       45,852       3,721,894  
John L. Schutte
  16,073,353       92,249       22,063       3,721,894  
Kathy C. Thompson
  15,758,141       409,544       19,980       3,721,894  
 
2.         Ratification of BKD, LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the year ending December 31, 2021:
 
For
    19,883,013  
Against
    5,471  
Abstain
    21,075  
Broker non-vote
    -  
 
3.         Proposal to approve a non-binding resolution to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
 
For
    15,744,996  
Against
    295,854  
Abstain
    146,815  
Broker non-vote
    3,721,894  
 
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
 
D.       Exhibits
 
None
 
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SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
Date:   April 23, 2021
STOCK YARDS BANCORP, INC.
   
 
By:   /s/ T. Clay Stinnett                          
   
T. Clay Stinnett, Executive Vice
President, Treasurer and Chief
Financial Officer
 
 
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