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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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
STRANGFELD JOHN R JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
751 BROAD STREET, 4TH FLOOR
ATTN. CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

(Street)
NEWARK NJ 07102

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC [ PRU ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer / Chairman of the Board
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/03/2017
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 07/03/2017 M 170,667 A $64.01 456,121 D
Common Stock 07/03/2017 S 201,585(1) D $110 254,536(2) D
Common Stock 1,797(3) I By 401(k)
Common Stock 596(4) I By Spouse
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
2011 Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $64.01 07/03/2017 M 170,667 (5) 02/08/2021 Common Stock 170,667 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The sales reported on this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on February 13, 2017.
2. Following the transactions reported on this Form 4, Mr. Strangfeld continues to hold 254,536 shares directly and 1,797 shares indirectly in a 401(k) account. Mr. Strangfeld also holds an additional 643,702 vested stock options, 186,367 unvested stock options, 42,147 deferred compensation shares, and 101,030 target performance shares (the exact number awarded being dependent on achievement of performance goals).
3. Amount reported has been adjusted to include 22 shares of Issuer common stock acquired by the reporting person under The Prudential Employee Savings Plan between December 31, 2016 and June 30, 2017 based on a plan statement dated June 30, 2017. The acquisition of such shares was exempt from Section 16 pursuant to Rules 16b-3(c) and 16a-3(f)(1)(i)(B).
4. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for the purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
5. The options vest in three equal annual installments beginning on February 8, 2012.
/s/John M. Cafiero, attorney-in-fact 07/06/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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