Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4)

Date : 05/22/2018 @ 10:10PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : VIVUS Inc (VVUS)
Quote : 3.87  -0.08 (-2.03%) @ 8:59PM

Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4)

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 *

Amos John P.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

VIVUS INC [ VVUS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

C/O VIVUS, INC., 900 E. HAMILTON AVE., SUITE 550
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/18/2018
(Street)

CAMPBELL, CA 95008
(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   5/18/2018     P    270000   A $.7707   (1) 1710000   D  
 
Common Stock   5/18/2018     S (2)    1500   D $.7708   1708500   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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  This is the weighted average purchase price. Shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices from $0.7581 to $0.7784. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the issuer, any security holder of the issuer or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the range set forth in footnote (1) to this Form 4.
(2)  The reporting person's sale of VIVUS common stock reported herein was matchable under Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, to the extent of 1,500 shares, with the reporting person's purchase of 555 shares of VIVUS common stock at a price of $0.4841 per share on May 11, 2018, 100 shares of VIVUS common stock at a price of $0.4991 per share on May 11, 2018 and 845 shares of VIVUS common stock at a price of $0.4997 per share on May 11, 2018. The reporting person has paid to VIVUS $415.37, representing the full amount of the profit realized in connection with the short-swing transaction, less transaction costs.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Amos John P.
C/O VIVUS, INC.
900 E. HAMILTON AVE., SUITE 550
CAMPBELL, CA 95008
X
Chief Executive Officer

Signatures
/s/ Julie Hollenback, Attorney-in-Fact 5/22/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
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