SEC FORM 4 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*
Kennedy Keith

(Last) (First) (Middle)
6000 SHORELINE COURT, SUITE 300

(Street)
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA 94080

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
VERACYTE, INC. [ VCYT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/28/2019
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 02/28/2019 A 8,000(1) A $0 40,603(2) D
Common Stock 02/28/2019 A 32,000(3) A $0 72,603 D
Common Stock 03/02/2019 F 1,053(4) D $0 71,550(5) 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
Stock Option (right to buy) $20.21 02/28/2019 A 60,000 (6) 02/27/2029 Common Stock 60,000 $0 60,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Restricted stock units awarded on February 28, 2019 vest 25% on March 2, 2020 and 1/16 per quarter thereafter subject to continuing employment of the Reporting Person on each vesting date.
2. Includes 2,244 shares acquired under the Issuer's employee stock purchase plan ("ESPP") on July 31, 2018 and 2,245 shares acquired under the ESPP on January 1, 2019.
3. Restricted stock units awarded on February 28, 2019 vest 25% on February 28, 2021 and 75% on February 28, 2022 subject to continuing employment of the Reporting Person on each vesting date.
4. The reporting person is reporting the withholding of 1,053 shares of common stock to satisfy the reporting person's tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of 2,575 Restricted Stock Units granted on March 2, 2018. The reporting person did not sell or otherwise dispose of any of the shares reported on this Form 4.
5. Includes 2,244 shares of common stock purchased pursuant to the Veracyte, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan on July 31, 2018 and 2,245 shares of common stock purchased pursuant to the Veracyte, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan on January 31, 2019.
6. The option becomes exercisable as to 25% of the shares on February 28, 2020, and the remaining shares vest at a rate of 1/48th of the total number of shares subject to the award for each month of continuous service thereafter.
Remarks:
/s/ Keith Kennedy as attorney-in-fact 03/04/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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