SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

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*
King Donnie

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2200 DON TYSON PARKWAY

(Street)
SPRINGDALE AR 72762

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TYSON FOODS INC [ TSN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Pres North American Operations
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/08/2015
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
Class A Common Stock 12/08/2015 M 47,712 A $16.19 218,199.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/08/2015 M 62,778 A $19.63 280,977.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/08/2015 M 68,379 A $19.36 349,356.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/08/2015 S 47,712 D $52.704 (2) 301,644.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/08/2015 S 62,778 D $52.706 (3) 238,866.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/08/2015 S 68,379 D $52.7 (4) 170,487.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/09/2015 M 69,968 A $16.19 240,455.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/09/2015 M 54,902 A $19.63 295,357.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/09/2015 M 6,121 A $19.36 301,478.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/09/2015 S 69,968 D $52.669 (5) 231,510.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/09/2015 S 54,902 D $52.694 (6) 176,608.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12/09/2015 S 6,121 D $52.616 (7) 170,487.1842 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 12,516.686 I Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Class A Common Stock 950 I Joint IRA
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
Non-Qualified Stock Options (Right to Buy) $16.19 12/08/2015 M 47,712 11/29/2011 11/29/2020 Class A Common Stock 47,712 $16.19 69,968 D
Non-Qualified Stock Options (Right to Buy) $19.63 12/08/2015 M 62,778 11/28/2012 11/28/2021 Class A Common Stock 62,778 $19.63 54,902 D
Non-Qualified Stock Options (Right to Buy) $19.36 12/08/2015 M 68,379 11/26/2013 11/26/2022 Class A Common Stock 68,379 $19.36 6,121 D
Non-Qualified Stock Options (Right to Buy) $16.19 12/09/2015 M 69,968 11/29/2011 11/29/2020 Class A Common Stock 69,968 $16.19 0 D
Non-Qualified Stock Options (Right to Buy) $19.63 12/09/2015 M 54,902 11/28/2012 11/28/2021 Class A Common Stock 54,902 $19.63 0 D
Non-Qualified Stock Options (Right to Buy) $19.36 12/09/2015 M 6,121 11/26/2013 11/26/2022 Class A Common Stock 6,121 $19.36 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 17,997.9151 shares of Class A Common Stock which vest on the fourth business day following the filing of the Issuer's Annual Report on Form 10-K for its 2016 fiscal year if the performance criterion described in the applicable Stock Incentive Agreement is achieved; 14,038.7091 shares of Class A Common Stock which vest on the fourth business day following the filing of the Issuer's Annual Report on Form 10-K for its 2017 fiscal year if the performance criterion described in the applicable Stock Incentive Agreement is achieved; 23,347.3342 shares of Class A Common Stock which vest on July 1, 2018 if the performance criterion described in the applicable Stock Incentive Agreement is achieved; and 23,442.7150 shares of Class A Common Stock which vest on the fourth business day following the filing of the Issuer's Annual Report on Form 10-K for its 2018 fiscal year if the performance criterion described in the applicable Stock Incentive Agreement is achieved.
2. This is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions on December 8, 2015 at prices ranging from $52.70 to $52.77, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within this range.
3. This is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions on December 8, 2015 at prices ranging from $52.70 to $52.76, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within this range.
4. This is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions on December 8, 2015 at prices ranging from $52.70 to $52.71, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within this range.
5. This is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions on December 9, 2015 at prices ranging from $52.60 to $52.74, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within this range.
6. This is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions on December 9, 2015 at prices ranging from $52.64 to $52.72, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within this range.
7. This is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions on December 9, 2015 at prices ranging from $52.60 to $52.65, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within this range.
Remarks:
/s/ R. Read Hudson as Power of Attorney for Donnie King 12/10/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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