FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
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 * FITZGERALD RICHARD E 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol SMTC CORP [ SMTX ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
COO
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
7050 WOODBINE AVENUE, SUITE 300
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
11/4/2020
(Street)
MARKHAM, A6 L3R 4G8
(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  11/4/2020    M    201558 (1) A $1.26  292182  D   
COMMON STOCK  11/4/2020    F    37500 (1) D $3.65  254682  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
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)  $1.26  11/4/2020    M        201558    (2) 6/5/2027  Common Stock  201558  $0.00  134371  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents a "net exercise" of outstanding stock options. The reporting person received 164,058 shares of common stock on net exercise of options to purchase 201,558 shares of common stock. The reporting person forfeited 37,500 shares of common stock underlying the option in payment of the applicable tax withholding, using the closing stock price on November 4, 2020 of $3.65.
(2)  60% of the total stock option granted vested after the average closing closing share price of SMTC Corporation's common stock on the NASDAQ Stock Market was above each of $2.00, $3.00 and $4.00 per share for a 90-day period.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
FITZGERALD RICHARD E
7050 WOODBINE AVENUE
SUITE 300
MARKHAM, A6 L3R 4G8


COO

Signatures
Richard Fitzgerald 11/6/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date