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*
PETERSON RENEE J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
8111 LYNDALE AVENUE SOUTH

(Street)
BLOOMINGTON MN 55420

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TORO CO [ TTC ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP, Treasurer & CFO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/18/2019
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 12/18/2019 A 10,619(1) A $0 20,301.344 D
Common Stock 12/18/2019 F 4,843 D $75.75 15,458.344 D
Common Stock 30,184 I Held by the Renee J. Peterson Grantor Retained Annuity Trust #1
Common Stock 19,816 I Held by the Renee J. Peterson Grantor Retained Annuity Trust #2
Common Stock 716.027(2) I The Toro Company Investment, Savings & ESOP
Performance Share Units 83,841.535(3) D
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
Non-Qualified Stock Option $76.53 12/19/2019 A 33,900 (4) 12/19/2029 Common Stock 33,900 $0 33,900 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents the payout of a Performance Share Award for the Fiscal 2017 to Fiscal 2019 Performance Period under The Toro Company Amended and Restated 2010 Equity and Incentive Plan, as amended and restated (the "Amended and Restated 2010 Plan"), as approved by the Issuer's Compensation & Human Resources Committee of its Board of Directors on December 3, 2019, and which was conditioned upon and subject to confirmation by the Issuer's Fiscal 2019 financial results that were released on December 18, 2019. Performance Share Awards are paid in shares of common stock under the Amended and Restated 2010 Plan.
2. Includes 2.15 net shares of common stock acquired by the reporting person since the date of her last report under the dividend reinvestment feature of The Toro Company Investment, Savings & ESOP, less quarterly non-discretionary administrative fees.
3. Includes 254.375 performance share units acquired by the reporting person since the date of her last report under the dividend reinvestment feature of The Toro Company Deferred Compensation Plan for Officers.
4. The option vests in three equal annual installments commencing on the first anniversary of the date of grant.
/s/ Nancy A. McGrath, Attorney-in-Fact 12/20/2019
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