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*
Bitzer Marc R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
2000 M-63N

(Street)
BENTON HARBOR MI 49022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WHIRLPOOL CORP /DE/ [ WHR ]
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
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/19/2018
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 02/19/2018 M(1) 1,736 A (1) 1,736 D
Common Stock 02/19/2018 F 500 D $172.7 1,236 D
Common Stock 62,822 I By trust for reporting person
Common Stock 632 I By trust for immediate family members
Common Stock 776.719 I 401(k) Stock Fund
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
Restricted Stock Units (1) 02/19/2018 M 1,736 (1) (1) Common 1,736 $0 0 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $172.7 02/19/2018 A 114,110 (2) 02/19/2028 Common 114,110 $0 114,110 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Vesting of performance-based restricted stock unit award made under the Whirlpool Corporation Omnibus Stock and Incentive Plan in a transaction exempt under Rule 16b-3.
2. Options will vest and become exercisable as follows: one-third on 02/19/2019; one-third on 02/19/2020; and one-third on 02/19/2021.
Remarks:
/s/ Bridget K. Quinn, Attorney-in-Fact 02/21/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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