SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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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*

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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 7,921 I Albemarle Savings Plan(1)
Common Stock 02/26/2016 M 16,292(2) A $0 191,103 D
Common Stock 02/26/2016 F 5,238(2) D $56.56 185,865 D
Common Stock 02/24/2016 G V 1,817 D $0 184,048 D
Common Stock 03/01/2016 S 1,048(5) D $57.98 183,000 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
Restricted Stock Unit (3) 02/26/2016 A 32,583 (2) (4) Common Stock 32,583 $0 32,583 D
Restricted Stock Unit (3) 02/26/2016 M 16,292 (2) (4) Common Stock 16,292 $0 16,291 D
Stock Option $56.56 02/26/2016 A 62,267 02/26/2019 02/26/2026 Common Stock 62,267 $0 62,267 D
Restricted Stock Unit (3) 02/26/2016 A 17,682 (6) (4) Common Stock 17,682 $0 17,682 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Portion of share increase due to periodic purchases by Albemarle Savings Plan trustee.
2. Performance-based Restricted Stock Units granted on 2/24/2014, with the actual issuance of such Restricted Stock Units subject to Compensation Committee certification upon the achievement of specified performance objectives. Restricted Stock Units vest over a 2 year period. 50% vested on 2/26/2016 and 50% vest on 1/1/2017. Shares withheld to meet tax liabilities associated with such vested Restricted Stock Units.
3. Each Restricted Stock Unit converts to 1 share of Common Stock.
4. No expiration date.
5. Shares sold by reporting person pursuant to 10b5-1 plan to meet tax obligations.
6. One-half of the award amount earned will vest on 2/26/2019 and the remaining half will vest on 2/26/2020.
Steven L. Bray, Attorney-in-fact 03/01/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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