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*
ADDIEGO GINETTO

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
3050 BOWERS AVE, M/S 1268 P.O. BOX 58039

(Street)
SANTA CLARA CA 95054

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
APPLIED MATERIALS INC /DE [ AMAT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, Engineer., Ops. & Quality
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/03/2020
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 12/03/2020 A 1,453(1) A $0 375,547(2) D
Common Stock 12/03/2020 A 13,938(3) A $0 389,485(2) D
Common Stock 12/03/2020 A 13,938(4) A $0 403,423(2) 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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents performance shares acquired based on achievement of specified performance goals related to performance shares previously granted. This acquisition is exempt under Rule 16b-3. The shares are scheduled to vest on December 19, 2020, subject to continued employment through the vesting date.
2. Number of shares includes 120,111 performance shares and restricted stock units previously reported that in the future will be converted on a one-for-one basis into shares of Applied Materials, Inc. ("Applied") common stock upon vesting, which vesting is scheduled to occur as follows: (a) 20,172 performance shares are scheduled to vest in December 2020, (b) 48,210 restricted stock units are scheduled to vest in installments in December of 2020 through 2022, and (c) 51,729 performance shares are scheduled to vest in installments in December of 2021 and 2022, which number of shares is the target amount, and the actual number of shares that may vest ranges from 0% to 200% of the target amount, depending on achievement of specified performance goals (all vesting is subject to continued employment through each applicable vesting date).
3. Represents performance shares that will be converted on a one-for-one basis into shares of Applied common stock upon vesting, which vesting is scheduled to occur on December 19, 2023, depending on the achievement of specified performance goals and continued employment through the vesting date. The number of shares shown is the target amount, and the actual number of shares that may vest ranges from 0% to 200% of the target amount, depending on the achievement of specified performance goals.
4. Represents restricted stock units that will be converted on a one-for-one basis into shares of Applied common stock upon vesting, which vesting is scheduled to occur in three equal annual installments beginning December 19, 2021, subject to continued employment through each applicable vesting date.
/s/ To-Anh Nguyen, Attorney-in-Fact 12/07/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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