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*
SPERLING JOHN G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
4025 S. RIVERPOINT PKWY

(Street)
PHOENIX AZ 85040

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC [ APOL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Chrmn of Emeritus of Apol Grp
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/11/2014
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
Class A Common Stock 0 (1) D
Class A Common Stock 08/11/2014 S (2) 120,000 D $26.649 (3) 7,190,088 I John Sperling Revocable Trust (4)
Class A Common Stock 800,000 I John Sperling Irrevocable Trust (5)
Class A Common Stock 946,036 I Aurora Foundation (6)
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. Does not include the performance share award made to the Reporting Person on July 6, 2011 for 20,805 target shares of the Issuer's Class A common stock (which will be prorated based on completed full years of service due to the Reporting Person's retirement prior to the end of the performance period). Those performance shares will not actually convert into any shares of the Issuer's Class A common stock unless the applicable performance goals are attained at threshold level or above.
2. The reported transaction was effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reported Person on April 4, 2014.
3. Represents the weighted average sale price per share. The actual sale prices ranged from a low of $26.46 to a high of $26.94. The Reporting Person will provide upon request by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer or any security holder of the Issuer full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
4. By self as trustee and beneficiary of the John Sperling Revocable Trust dated April 11, 1991. It should be noted that due to clerical error this trust had previously been misidentified as John Sperling Revocable Trust dated November 26, 2007. The trust's name has been revised accordingly.
5. By self as co-trustee and beneficiary of the John Sperling 1994 Irrevocable Trust dated April 27, 1994.
6. By self as trustee of the Aurora Foundation dated May 22, 1997.
Remarks:
By Gregory J. Iverson for John G. Sperling 08/13/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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