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*
Blackburn Jeffrey M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
P.O. BOX 81226

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98108-1226

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AMAZON COM INC [ AMZN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/15/2011
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, par value $.01 per share 02/15/2011 M 14,960 A $0 44,534 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 02/15/2011 S (1) 5,984 D $188.59 38,550 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 411.46 I Held by the reporting person's Amazon.com 401(k) plan account
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
Restricted Stock Unit Award $0 (2) 02/15/2011 M 14,960 05/15/2010 (3) 02/15/2011 Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 14,960 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person.
2. Converts into Common Stock on a one-for-one basis.
3. This award vested based upon the following vesting schedule and the satisfaction of certain business criteria intended to qualify the award as tax-deductible compensation under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code: 14,961 shares on May 15, 2010, 14,960 shares on August 15, 2010, 14,961 shares on November 15, 2010 and 14,960 shares on February 15, 2011.
Remarks:
/s/ Jeffrey M. Blackburn, Senior Vice President 02/16/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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