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*
Crudele Anthony F

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY
5401 VIRGINIA WAY

(Street)
BRENTWOOD TN 37027

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TRACTOR SUPPLY CO /DE/ [ TSCO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/08/2015
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 01/08/2015 M(1) 20,000 A(1) $25.8475 184,516 D
Common stock 01/08/2015 S(1) 20,000 D(1) $79.9702 164,516 D
Common stock 56,128 I Anthony Crudele Family Trust
Common stock 56,128 I Diane M Crudele Family Trust
Common stock 13,705 I Stock Purchase 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
Employee stock option $25.8475 01/08/2015 M 20,000 (2) 02/02/2021 Common stock 50,000 $0 30,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was made pursuant to a 10b5-1 plan established by Mr. Crudele on 11/7/2014.
2. Granted pursuant to the 2009 Stock Incentive Plan. In general, the shares subject to this option vested and became exercisable as follows: 33 1/3% on February 2, 2012, 33 1/3% on Feburary 2, 2013 and 33 1/3% on February 2, 2014.
Remarks:
Anthony F. Crudele by: /s/ Kurt D. Barton, as Attorney-in-fact 01/12/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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