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*
Blaser Brian J

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

(Street)
ABBOTT PARK IL 60064

(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)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/06/2012
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 shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 3,000 A $46.34 82,724 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 3,800 A $44.16 86,524 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 5,700 A $53.6 92,224 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 5,800 A $55.56 98,024 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 12,800 A $54.14 110,824 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 6,467 A $54.5 117,291 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 12,667 A $48.34 129,958 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 M 13,867 A $46.6 143,825 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,300 D $64.405 142,525 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 400 D $64.415 142,125 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.4175 142,025 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 2,100 D $64.42 139,925 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,300 D $64.425 138,625 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.4275 138,525 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 2,200 D $64.43 136,325 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,600 D $64.435 134,725 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 3,900 D $64.44 130,825 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,700 D $64.445 129,125 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.4475 129,025 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.449 128,925 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 3,800 D $64.45 125,125 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,300 D $64.455 123,825 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 2,100 D $64.46 121,725 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 500 D $64.465 121,225 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 200 D $64.4675 121,025 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 4,600 D $64.47 116,425 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 3,900 D $64.475 112,525 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.4775 112,425 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 5,247 D $64.48 107,178 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,100 D $64.485 106,078 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
Option (right to buy)(1) $46.34 12/06/2012 M 3,000 02/18/2008 02/17/2015 Common shares 3,000 $0 0 D
Option (right to buy)(1) $44.16 12/06/2012 M 3,800 02/17/2009 02/16/2016 Common shares 3,800 $0 0 D
Option (right to buy)(1) $53.6 12/06/2012 M 5,700 07/20/2010 07/19/2017 Common shares 5,700 $0 0 D
Option (right to buy)(1) $55.56 12/06/2012 M 5,800 02/15/2011 02/14/2018 Common shares 5,800 $0 0 D
Option (right to buy)(1) $54.14 12/06/2012 M 12,800 02/20/2012 02/19/2019 Common shares 12,800 $0 0 D
Option (right to buy)(2) $54.5 12/06/2012 M 6,467 02/19/2012 02/18/2020 Common shares 6,467 $0 3,233 D
Option (right to buy)(2) $48.34 12/06/2012 M 12,667 05/17/2012 05/16/2020 Common shares 12,667 $0 6,333 D
Option (right to buy)(2) $46.6 12/06/2012 M 13,867 02/18/2012 02/17/2021 Common shares 13,867 $0 27,733 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Employee stock option granted pursuant to the Abbott Laboratories 1996 Incentive Stock Program in a transaction exempt from Section 16 under Rule 16b-3.
2. Employee stock option granted pursuant to the Abbott Laboratories 2009 Incentive Stock Program, in a transaction exempt from Section 16 under Rule 16b-3.
Remarks:
Form 1 of 2.
John A. Berry, by power of attorney for Brian J. Blaser 12/10/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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