Sec Form 4 Filing - Aiken Robert Blaine Jr @ RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS INC - 2017-05-18

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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
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(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Aiken Robert Blaine Jr
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS INC [ RRGB]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
6312 S. FIDDLER'S GREEN CIRCLE, SUITE 200N
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
05/18/2017
(Street)
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO80111
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 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 05/18/2017 A 1,547 ( 1 ) A $ 0 2,055 ( 2 ) D
Common Stock 18,185 I See footnote ( 3 )
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 (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 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
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(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
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Aiken Robert Blaine Jr
6312 S. FIDDLER'S GREEN CIRCLE
SUITE 200N
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO80111
X
Signatures
/s/ Michael L. Kaplan, Attorney-in-Fact 05/22/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Represents a grant of restricted stock units under the issuer's 2017 Performance Incentive Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents the contingent right to receive, upon vesting of the unit, one share of the issuer's common stock. The units are scheduled to vest on the earlier of the first anniversary of the date of grant or the next annual meeting of stockholders. The closing price on the date of grant was $71.10.
( 2 )Includes 2,055 restricted stock units subject to vesting and forfeiture restrictions.
( 3 )The shares are held indirectly by the reporting person as trustee of the Robert B. Aiken Trust U/A 08/04/98.

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