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*
COWARD D SCOTT

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O EXACT SCIENCES CORP.
441 CHARMANY DRIVE

(Street)
MADISON WI 53719

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EXACT SCIENCES CORP [ EXAS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Administrative Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/23/2019
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 01/23/2019 M 169,109(1) A $0.00 248,072 D
Common Stock 01/24/2019 S 63,078(2) D $77.79(3) 184,994 D
Common Stock 01/24/2019 S 99,231(2) D $78.404(4) 85,763 D
Common Stock 01/24/2019 S 6,800(2) D $79.306(5) 78,963(6) D
Common Stock 3,689 I Held in 401(K) Plan
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
Performance Share Units (7) 01/23/2019 M 169,109 (8) (8) Common Stock 169,109 $0.00 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents shares of common stock received upon settlement of a performance share unit award (the "PSU Award") on January 23, 2019, which is described further in Footnote 7 to this Form 4.
2. The sales reported in this field were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan.
3. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $77.03 to $78.025, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Exact Sciences Corporation, any security holder of Exact Sciences Corporation, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this Footnote 3 to this Form 4.
4. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $78.03 to $79.02, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Exact Sciences Corporation, any security holder of Exact Sciences Corporation, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this Footnote 4 to this Form 4.
5. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $79.09 to $79.515, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Exact Sciences Corporation, any security holder of Exact Sciences Corporation, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this Footnote 5 to this Form 4.
6. In addition to the shares of Common Stock reported on this Form 4, Mr. Coward also holds, in the aggregate, an additional 271,675 vested and unvested options to purchase shares of Common Stock and restricted stock units, with each restricted stock unit representing a contingent right to receive one share of Common Stock.
7. Each Performance Share Unit represents a right to receive one share of common stock.
8. The PSU Award was subject to certain performance-based vesting requirements tied to the growth in the Company's stock price through the three-year period ending December 31, 2018 (the "Performance Period") as calculated by reference to the 20 trading day trailing average closing price of the Company's common stock (the "Stock Price") as of the last day of the Performance Period compared to such Stock Price as of the beginning of the Performance Period. The Stock Price as of the last day of the Performance Period was $67.25 representing a greater than 760% increase from the $8.85 Stock Price at the beginning of the Performance Period. At target, the PSU Award covered 112,740 PSUs. Because the Stock Price at the end of the Performance Period well exceeded the maximum target Stock Price, the reporting person earned the maximum number of PSUs to which he was entitled under the PSU Award. The PSUs vested on January 2, 2019 and settled into shares of Common Stock on January 23, 2019.
Remarks:
/s/ D. Scott Coward by Mark R. Busch, attorney-in-fact 01/25/2019
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