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*
Dibble David

(Last) (First) (Middle)
YAHOO! INC.
C/O 701 FIRST AVENUE

(Street)
SUNNYVALE CA 94089

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
YAHOO INC [ YHOO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP, Technology & Operations
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/26/2012
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 07/26/2012 A 32,300 (1) A $0 469,081 D
Common Stock 07/26/2012 A 32,300 (2) A $0 501,381 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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents a grant of restricted stock units under the Yahoo! Inc. 1995 Stock Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents the contingent right to receive, upon vesting of the unit, one share of Yahoo! Inc. ("Company") common stock. Subject to accelerated vesting in certain circumstances, one-third of the restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on each of the first three anniversaries of the date of grant, as long as the reporting person remains in the service of the Company through the respective vesting date.
2. Represents a grant of performance-based restricted stock units. The target number of units subject to the award is presented in the table. Subject to certain continued employment requirements and subject to accelerated vesting in certain circumstances, the units are scheduled to vest following the third anniversary of the date of grant if the Company meets certain total shareholder return objectives. The number of units that vest may be 0% to 200% of the target number of units, depending upon performance. The maximum number of units that may vest is 64,600 (200% of the target number). Vested restricted stock units will be paid in an equal number of shares of Yahoo! Inc. common stock.
/s/ David Dibble 07/30/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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