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*
BROWN DAVID T

(Last) (First) (Middle)
7120 E. KIERLAND BLVD. #1107

(Street)
SCOTTSDALE AZ 85254

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC [ FELE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/18/2021
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
stock units (1) 02/18/2021 A 185.64 (1) (1) common stock 185.64 $73.14 77,771.78 I Trustee and beneficiary of revocable trust
Explanation of Responses:
1. Pursuant to terms of the Nonemployee Directors' Deferred Compensation Plan approved by the Board of Directors on February 11, 2000 and amended and restated on May 6, 2020, Mr. Brown elected to receive his 2008-2016 Board of Directors retainer, meeting fees and stock award in Franklin Electric Co., Inc. common stock, and in 2017-2020 his stock award in Franklin Electric Co., Inc, issuance of such shares deferred until he retires, leaves the Board of Directors, or has elected to receive such payment per the terms of the Plan (e.g. Stock Units). On February 18, 2021, Mr. Brown was credited with 185.64 Stock Units for dividends that would have been paid on such deferred shares. At distribution, Mr. Brown may elect pursuant to the terms of the Plan to receive his deferred compensation either in shares of Franklin common stock or in cash.
Remarks:
Jonathan M. Grandon, power of attorney for David T. Brown 02/22/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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