SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Hillebrand James A

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. [ SYBT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 266 I Trust-Directors' Deferred Comp Plan
Common Stock 13,207(1) I by ESOP/401k-fbo James Hillebrand
Common Stock 03/26/2015 A 4,725 A $33.94 29,729 D
Common Stock 03/26/2015 F 1,645 D $33.94 28,084 D
Common Stock 7,756 I by IRA-fbo Lynn HIllebrand
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (Right to Buy) $24.0667 01/17/2007 01/17/2016 Common Stock 9,450 3,850 D
Option (Right to Buy) $26.83 02/20/2008 02/20/2017 Common Stock 6,000 6,000 D
Stock Appreciation Right $23.37 02/19/2009 02/19/2018 Common Stock 4,295 4,295 D
Stock Appreciation Right $22.14 02/17/2010 02/17/2019 Common Stock 5,000 5,000 D
Stock Appreciation Right $21.03 02/16/2011 02/16/2020 Common Stock 9,000 9,000 D
Stock Appreciation Right $23.76 03/15/2012 03/15/2021 Common Stock 7,312 7,312 D
Stock Appreciation Right $22.86 02/20/2013 02/20/2022 Common Stock 13,067 13,067 D
Stock Appreciation Right $22.89 02/19/2014 02/19/2023 Common Stock 18,703 18,703 D
Stock Appreciation Right $29.05 02/18/2015 02/18/2024 Common Stock 10,950 10,950 D
Stock Appreciation Right $34.43 03/17/2016 03/17/2025 Common Stock 8,213 8,213 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes employer annual contribution
//James A. Hillebrand 03/30/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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