Apple Inc.
APPLE INC (Form: 4, Received: 01/04/2012 18:59:31)
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, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

WILLIAMS JEFFREY E
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)

1/3/2012
(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   (1) 1/3/2012     M    1500   A $46.57   1713   D    
Common Stock   (1) 1/3/2012     S    505   D $409.8831   (2) 1208   D    
Common Stock   (1) 1/3/2012     S    895   D $411.0055   (3) 313   D    
Common Stock   (1) 1/3/2012     S    100   D $412.43   213   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   (1) $46.57   1/3/2012     M         1500      (4) 8/30/2012   Common Stock   1500   $ 0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  These transactions were made pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on November 19, 2010.
( 2)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $409.48 to $410.28; the price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transactions were effected upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer.
( 3)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $410.66 to $411.50; the price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transactions were effected upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer.
( 4)  This option was granted on August 30, 2005 and vested in 16 quarterly installments over the four-year period after the date of grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
WILLIAMS JEFFREY E
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CUPERTINO, CA 95014


Senior Vice President

Signatures
/s/ Gene Levoff, Attorney-in-fact for Jeffrey E. Williams 1/4/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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