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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001104659-12-013476
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2012-02-27 21:51:13
Reporting Period:
2012-02-23
Filing Date:
2012-02-27
Filing Date Changed:
2012-02-27
Accepted Time:
2012-02-27 21:51:13
SEC Url:
Form 4 Filing
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
881524 Vivus Inc VVUS Pharmaceutical Preparations (2834) 943136179
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1191286 E Timothy Morris 1172 Castro Street
Mountain View CA 94040
Svp, Finance And Cfo No Yes No No
Reported Non-Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Remaning Holdings Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-23 4,267 $4.15 4,267 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-23 4,267 $20.69 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-23 91 $4.15 91 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-23 91 $20.69 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-23 56,183 $4.25 56,183 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-23 56,183 $20.69 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-23 43,817 $4.25 43,817 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-23 43,817 $20.69 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-23 25,000 $5.67 25,000 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-23 25,000 $20.90 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-23 125,000 $5.67 125,000 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-23 125,000 $20.69 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-24 25,000 $5.67 25,000 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-24 25,000 $21.55 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-27 20,544 $5.67 20,544 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-27 20,544 $22.93 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-27 4,456 $5.67 4,456 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-27 4,456 $22.93 0 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-02-27 25,000 $4.23 25,000 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2012-02-27 25,000 $24.90 0 No 4 S Direct
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
Reported Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Sec. Type Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Amount - 2 Price - 2
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-23 91 $0.00 91 $4.15
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-23 43,817 $0.00 43,817 $4.25
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-23 25,000 $0.00 25,000 $5.67
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-24 25,000 $0.00 25,000 $5.67
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-27 20,544 $0.00 20,544 $5.67
Common Stock Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-23 4,267 $0.00 4,267 $4.15
Common Stock Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-27 25,000 $0.00 25,000 $4.23
Common Stock Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-23 56,183 $0.00 56,183 $4.25
Common Stock Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-23 125,000 $0.00 125,000 $5.67
Common Stock Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-02-27 4,456 $0.00 4,456 $5.67
Remaning Holdings Exercise Date Expiration Date Equity Swap Involved Transaction Form Type Transaction Code Nature of Ownership
0 2015-01-24 No 4 M Direct
0 2017-01-29 No 4 M Direct
45,544 2014-11-09 No 4 M Direct
20,544 2014-11-09 No 4 M Direct
0 2014-11-09 No 4 M Direct
0 2015-01-24 No 4 M Direct
151,661 2010-01-23 2019-01-23 No 4 M Direct
0 2017-01-29 No 4 M Direct
4,456 2014-11-09 No 4 M Direct
0 2014-11-09 No 4 M Direct
Footnotes
  1. The sale reported on this Form 4 was effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person on September 11, 2008, as amended.
  2. The option is fully vested and immediately exercisable.