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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001181431-12-001396
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2012-01-05 17:02:29
Reporting Period:
2012-01-03
Filing Date:
2012-01-05
Accepted Time:
2012-01-05 17:02:29
SEC Url:
Form 4 Filing
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
91388 Smithfield Foods Inc SFD Meat Packing Plants (2011) 520845861
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1187933 H Jerry Godwin C/o 200 Commerce Street
Smithfield VA 23430
President Of Murphy-Brown, Llc 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, Par Value $.50 Acquisiton 2012-01-03 30,000 $21.00 67,991 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock, Par Value $.50 Acquisiton 2012-01-03 10,000 $13.30 77,991 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock, Par Value $.50 Acquisiton 2012-01-03 6,666 $15.43 84,657 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock, Par Value $.50 Disposition 2012-01-03 46,666 $24.41 37,991 No 4 S Direct
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 M Direct
No 4 M 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 2012-01-03 30,000 $0.00 30,000 $21.00
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-01-03 10,000 $0.00 10,000 $13.30
Common Stock Employee Stock Option (right to buy) Disposition 2012-01-03 6,666 $0.00 6,666 $15.43
Remaning Holdings Exercise Date Expiration Date Equity Swap Involved Transaction Form Type Transaction Code Nature of Ownership
0 2007-06-04 2012-06-04 No 4 M Direct
5,000 2016-07-06 No 4 M Direct
13,334 2017-06-21 No 4 M Direct
Footnotes
  1. The options vest ratably over three years beginning on July 6, 2010.
  2. The options vest ratably over three years beginning June 21, 2011.
  3. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $24.25 to $24.52, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Smithfield Foods, Inc., any security holder of Smithfield Foods, Inc., or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in footnote (3) to this Form 4.