Sec Form 4 Filing - Wetherall Shayne M @ AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP - 2021-03-09

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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 *
Wetherall Shayne M
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP [ AVD]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CEO, Envance Technologies
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
4695 MACARTHUR COURT, SUITE 1200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
03/09/2021
(Street)
NEWPORT BEACH, CA92660
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 03/09/2021 F 1,249 ( 1 ) D $ 0 27,496 D
Common Stock 04/16/2021 A 3,492 ( 2 ) A $ 0 30,988 D
Common Stock 04/16/2021 A 3,492 ( 3 ) A $ 0 34,480 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 (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
Wetherall Shayne M
4695 MACARTHUR COURT, SUITE 1200
NEWPORT BEACH, CA92660
CEO, Envance Technologies
Signatures
/s/ SHAYNE M. WETHERALL 04/23/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )These shares were forfeited at the election of reporting person in order to cover payroll taxes arising from the vesting of 2,607 shares of time-based restricted stock that had been awarded on March 9, 2018 and vested on March 9, 2021.
( 2 )These comprise an award of time-based restricted stock that vests in its entirety on April 16, 2024, if and only if reporting person is continuously employed by issuer through such vesting date as per the terms of a Restricted Stock Agreement dated as of April 16, 2021.
( 3 )These comprise an award of performance-based restricted stock that vests upon the attainment of both (i) continuous employment through April 16, 2024, and (ii) the relative growth of the issuer's EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes), net sales and stock price appreciation as compared to that of certain comparator groups over the course of a three-year period as per the terms of a Performance Stock Agreement dated as of April 16, 2021.

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