Finisar Corporation
FINISAR CORP (Form: 4, Received: 02/02/2018 17:48:06)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

RAWLS JERRY S
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

FINISAR CORP [ FNSR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

1389 MOFFETT PARK DRIVE, C/O CORPORATE SECRETARY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

1/31/2018
(Street)

SUNNYVALE, CA 94089-1133
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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   1/31/2018     F (1)    207305   D $17.96   563258   (2) D    
Common Stock   2/1/2018     M    30209   A $3.36   593467   D    
Common Stock   2/1/2018     S (3)    30209   D $17.9416   (4) 563258   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 of Derivative Security: 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)   $3.36   2/1/2018     M         30209    12/12/2009   12/12/2018   Common Stock   30209.0   $0   90624   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On January 31, 2018, the Reporting Person vested in: (1) 39,839 restricted stock units ("RSUs") and as a result acquired 39,839 shares of common stock of the Issuer pursuant to the Reporting Person's June 17, 2014 grant of RSUs; (2) 80,890 RSUs and as a result acquired 80,890 shares of common stock of the Issuer pursuant to the Reporting Person's June 23, 2015 grant of RSUs; (3) 140,479 RSUs and as a result acquired 140,479 shares of common stock of the Issuer pursuant to the Reporting Person's June 21, 2016 grant of RSUs; and (4) 128,062 RSUs and as a result acquired 128,062 shares of common stock of the Issuer pursuant to the Reporting Person's June 20, 2017 grant of RSUs. This Form 4 reports shares withheld by the Issuer pursuant to the RSUs' grant agreement in order to satisfy the Reporting Person's withholding obligations for various taxes due upon the vesting of the RSUs. No shares were sold by the Reporting Person. The Issuer will pay the taxes on behalf of the Reporting Person.
(2)  Includes 375 shares received as an Issuer match under the Issuer's 401K Plan on December 18, 2017 and not required to be reported.
(3)  Shares were sold pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 Stock Trading Plan adopted by the reporting person on April 5, 2017.
(4)  The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $17.74 to $18.05 inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Finisar Corporation, any security holder of Finisar Corporation, 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 ranges set forth in this footnote to this Form 4.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
RAWLS JERRY S
1389 MOFFETT PARK DRIVE
C/O CORPORATE SECRETARY
SUNNYVALE, CA 94089-1133
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Signatures
/s/ Christopher Brown as Attorney-in-fact for 2/2/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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