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*
THOMPSON JAMES K

(Last) (First) (Middle)
615 J.B. HUNT CORPORATE DRIVE

(Street)
LOWELL AR 72745

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
HUNT J B TRANSPORT SERVICES INC [ JBHT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman of the Board
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/25/2012
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
Common Stock (k) 07/25/2012 S 4,259 D $53.85 9,930 D
Common Stock 90,164 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
Restricted Stock $0 (1) 07/15/2011 08/16/2015 Common Stock 36,000 36,000 D
Restricted Stock (2) 07/15/2011 08/15/2016 Common Stock 35,000 35,000 D
Restricted Stock (3) 07/15/2012 08/15/2016 Common Stock 101,000 101,000 D
Restricted Stock (4) 07/15/2013 08/15/2015 Common Stock 30,000 30,000 D
Restricted Stock $0 (1) 07/15/2009 08/15/2013 Common Stock 20,800 20,800 D
Restricted Stock $0 (1) 07/15/2010 08/15/2014 Common Stock 33,280 33,280 D
Right to Buy Stock Option $12.2 06/01/2009 10/23/2014 Common Stock 20,000 20,000 D
Right to Buy Stock Option $20.365 06/01/2012 10/21/2015 Common Stock 80,000 80,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Restricted Stock Award, approved by the Company's Compensation Committee and Board of Directors vests over a five-year period. There is no purchase price required by the recipient in connection with this award. Termination of the recipient's employment with the Company for any reason other than death or disability shall result in forfeiture of the award on the date of termination.
2. The Restricted Stock Award, approved by the Company's Compensation Committee and independent, non-employee directors, vests over a six-year period. There is no purchase price required by the recipient in connection with this award. Termination of the recipient's employment with the Company for any reason other than death or disability shall result in the forfeiture of this award on the date of termination.
3. The Restricted Stock award, approved by the Company's Compensation Committee, vests over an eight-year period. There is no purchase price required by the recipient in connection with this award. Termination of the recipient's employment for any reason other than death or disability shall result in forfeiture of the award on the date of termination.
4. The restricted stock award, approved by the Compensation Committee, vests in a 25%, 25% and 50% increment. There is no purchase price required by the recipient in connection with this award. Termination of the recipient's employment with the company for any other reason other than death or disability shall result in forfeiture of the award on the date of termination.
/s/ David G. Mee, Attorney-in-Fact 07/27/2012
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