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*
QUALLS ROBERT L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
17901 CHENAL PARKWAY
P.O. BOX 8811

(Street)
LITTLE ROCK AR 72231-8811

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BANK OF THE OZARKS INC [ OZRK ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/19/2012
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
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 4,000 A $7.87 24,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $12.42 26,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $15.887 28,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $17.12 30,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $15.177 32,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $12.962 34,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $12.335 36,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $19.055 38,200 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/19/2012 M 2,000 A $22.415 40,200 D
Common Stock 07/19/2012 S 20,000 D $33.483 20,200 D
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-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $7.87 07/19/2012 M 4,000 04/23/2003 04/23/2013 Common Stock 4,000 $7.87 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $12.42 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/21/2004 04/21/2014 Common Stock 2,000 $12.42 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $15.887 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/20/2005 04/20/2015 Common Stock 2,000 $15.887 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $17.12 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/19/2006 04/19/2016 Common Stock 2,000 $17.12 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $15.177 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/18/2007 04/18/2017 Common Stock 2,000 $15.177 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $12.962 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/16/2008 04/16/2018 Common Stock 2,000 $12.962 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $12.335 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/22/2009 04/22/2019 Common Stock 2,000 $12.335 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $19.055 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/21/2010 04/21/2020 Common Stock 2,000 $19.055 0 D
Non-Employee Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) $22.415 07/19/2012 M 2,000 04/20/2011 04/20/2021 Common Stock 2,000 $22.415 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Robert L. Qualls 07/20/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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