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*
Jarvis Jamon

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2500 WEST EXECUTIVE PARKWAY, SUITE 100

(Street)
LEHI UT 84043

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NATURES SUNSHINE PRODUCTS INC [ NATR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP, Gen Counsel, Sec, CCO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/01/2012
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
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
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $11.37 03/01/2012 A 42,000(1) (1) 05/10/2020 Common Stock 42,000(1) $0 42,000 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $8.88 03/01/2012 A 30,000(2) (2) 01/03/2021 Common Stock 30,000(2) $0 30,000 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $14.98 03/05/2013 A 22,500(3) (3) 03/04/2023 Common Stock 22,500(3) $0 22,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. On May 10, 2010, the reporting person was granted an option to purchase 42,000 shares of common stock. The option vests in three equal installments based on satisfaction of certain performance criteria. The performance criteria for two-thirds of the options were determined to have been met on 3/1/12, resulting in vesting of the option with respect to 28,000 shares. The remainder of the option vested with respect to 14,000 shares on 8/21/12 when the performance criteria for the final one-third of the options were determined to have been met.
2. On January 3, 2011, the reporting person was granted an option to purchase 30,000 shares of common stock. The option vests in three equal installments based on satisfaction of certain performance criteria. The performance criteria for two-thirds of the options were determined to have been met on 3/1/12, resulting in vesting of the option with respect to 20,000 shares. The remainder of the option vested with respect to 10,000 shares on 8/21/12 when the performance criteria for the final one-third of the options were determined to have been met.
3. The option vests in four equal annual installments beginning on March 5, 2014.
Remarks:
/s/ Jamon Jarvis 03/07/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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