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*
WHITE MILES D

(Last) (First) (Middle)
100 ABBOTT PARK ROAD

(Street)
ABBOTT PARK IL 60064-6400

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ABBOTT LABORATORIES [ ABT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/14/2013
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 shares without par value 01/14/2013 M 346,704 A $25.7555 1,569,971 D
Common shares without par value 01/14/2013 F 300,401 D $33.37 1,269,570 D
Common shares without par value 24,434 (1) I Profit Sharing Trust
Common shares without par value 7,293 (2) I By son
Common shares without par value 7,202 (2) I By son
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) (3) $25.7555 01/14/2013 M 346,704 03/20/2008 02/19/2014 Common shares 346,704 $0 0 D
Option (right to buy) (3) $33.37 01/14/2013 A 300,401 07/15/2013 02/19/2014 Common shares 300,401 $0 300,401 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Balance in the Abbott Laboratories Stock Retirement Trust as of January 15, 2013.
2. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of all securities held by his son.
3. Employee stock option granted pursuant to the Abbott Laboratories 1996 Incentive Stock Program, including a replacement option feature, in a transaction exempt from Section 16 under Rule 16b-3.
Remarks:
These transactions were made pursuant to a previously adopted plan complying with Rule 10b5-1(c).
John A. Berry, by power of attorney for Miles D. White 01/16/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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