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*
McPherson John R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1200 URBAN CENTER DRIVE

(Street)
BIRMINGHAM AL 35242

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Vulcan Materials CO [ VMC ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Exec VP, CFO & Strategy Ofc
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/12/2015
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 02/12/2015 M 9,774 A $78(1) 9,774 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
Performance Share Units (2) 02/12/2015 M 15,500 (2) (2) Common Stock 15,500 $78 0.0000 D
Performance Share Units (3) 02/12/2015 A 25,400 12/31/2018(3) (3) Common Stock 25,400 (3) 25,400 D
Stock Appreciation Right $79.41 02/12/2015 A 25,400 02/12/2016 02/12/2025 Common Stock 25,400 $0.0000 25,400 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Each performance unit is settled 100% in Vulcan common stock after deducting the amount of taxes due.
2. Each performance unit is settled 100% in Vulcan common stock after deducting the amount of taxes due on a payment date determined by the Compensation Committee. Performance Share Units vest at December 31 following a three-year award period. At the end of the award period, the Compensation Committee determines the payment amount based on Company performance.
3. Performance Share Units vest on December 31 at the end of the Performance Period. The Performance Period for this award begins on January 1, 2015 and ends on December 31, 2018. At the end of the Performance Period, the Compensation Committee determines the payment amount based on Company performance relative to the S&P 500 Index, of which the Company is a member. The payment is made 100% in stock on a payment date determined by the Compensation Committee. The fair market value of the award is not determinable until the payment date.
Amy M. Tucker, Attorney-in-Fact 02/17/2015
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