Apple Inc.
APPLE INC (Form: 4, Received: 10/17/2012 18:37:09)
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 *

Riccio Daniel J.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

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

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

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3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

10/15/2012
(Street)

CUPERTINO, CA 95014
(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   10/15/2012     M    2500   A   (1) 17371   D    
Common Stock   (2) 10/15/2012     F    1162   D $634.76   16209   D    
Common Stock   10/15/2012     M    3750   A   (1) 19959   D    
Common Stock   (2) 10/15/2012     F    1743   D $634.76   18216   D    
Common Stock   10/15/2012     M    3750   A   (1) 21966   D    
Common Stock   (2) 10/15/2012     F    1743   D $634.76   20223   D    
Common Stock   10/15/2012     M    1875   A   (1) 22098   D    
Common Stock   (2) 10/15/2012     F    872   D $634.76   21226   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
Restricted Stock Unit     (1) 10/15/2012     M         2500      (3)   (3) Common Stock   2500     (1) 15000   D    
Restricted Stock Unit     (1) 10/15/2012     M         3750      (4)   (4) Common Stock   3750     (1) 0   D    
Restricted Stock Unit     (1) 10/15/2012     M         3750      (5)   (5) Common Stock   3750     (1) 7500   D    
Restricted Stock Unit     (1) 10/15/2012     M         1875      (6)   (6) Common Stock   1875     (1) 7500   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive, at settlement, one (1) share of common stock. The reporting person had vested restricted stock units settled in shares of common stock.
( 2)  Shares withheld by Registrant to satisfy minimum statutory withholding requirements on vesting of restricted stock units.
( 3)  This restricted stock unit award was granted October 10, 2011 and vests in semi-annual installments over a four year period with the first installment vesting on April 15, 2012.
( 4)  This restricted stock unit award was granted October 12, 2008 and vests in semi-annual installments over a four year period with the first installment vesting on April 15, 2009.
( 5)  This restricted stock unit award was granted September 26, 2009 and vests in semi-annual installments over a four year period with the first installment vesting on April 15, 2010.
( 6)  This restricted stock unit award was granted October 5, 2010 and vests in semi-annual installments over a four year period with the first installment vesting on April 15, 2011.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Riccio Daniel J.
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CUPERTINO, CA 95014


Senior Vice President

Signatures
/s/ Gene D. Levoff, Attorney-in-fact for Daniel J. Riccio 10/17/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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