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*
Speltz Christopher J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BANKRATE, INC.
477 MADISON AVENUE, SUITE 430

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Bankrate, Inc. [ RATE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
CEO, Credit Cards
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/06/2015
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 11/06/2015 S (1) 5,000 D $14.98 139,139 (2) D
2014 Performance Shares 76,276 (3) D
2015 Performance Shares 74,650 (4) 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. This transaction was pursuant to a 10b5-1 trading plan.
2. Includes 63,468 restricted shares.
3. Represents the "target" number of shares of common stock. The actual number of shares of common stock that will vest will depend on the Company's financial performance in respect of the 2014 and 2015 calendar years and could be as many as one and a half times the number of performance shares initially granted or as few as zero shares. Half of the shares that are earned will vest following the determination of the award value following the end of 2015 and the remaining half will vest on the third anniversary of the grant date, subject to continued employment through the applicable vesting dates. The shares are also subject to full or partial acceleration in the event of certain terminations of employment or the occurrence of certain terminations of employment following a change in control.
4. Represents the "target" number of shares of common stock. The actual number of shares of common stock that will vest will depend on the Company's financial performance in respect of the 2015 and 2016 calendar years and could be as many as one and a half times the number of performance shares initially granted or as few as zero shares. Half of the shares that are earned will vest following the determination of the award value following the end of 2016 and the remaining half will vest on the third anniversary of the grant date, subject to continued employment through the applicable vesting dates. The shares are also subject to full or partial acceleration in the event of certain terminations of employment or the occurrence of certain terminations of employment following a change in control.
Remarks:
/s/ James R. Gilmartin, as attorney-in-fact 11/10/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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