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*
HALL MARK J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 MONSTER WAY

(Street)
CORONA CA 92879

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Monster Beverage Corp [ MNST ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/14/2019
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 791,808 D
Common Stock 75,808 I By MJCF Hall Family Trust(1)
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
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $23.35 (2) 03/14/2024 Common Stock (3) 27,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $45.16 (4) 03/13/2025 Common Stock (3) 300,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $43.99 (2) 03/14/2026 Common Stock (3) 90,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $43.64 (5) 12/01/2026 Common Stock (3) 100,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $58.73 (6) 03/14/2028 Common Stock (3) 50,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $59.67 03/14/2019 A 25,000 (7) 03/14/2029 Common Stock 25,000 $0 25,000 D
Restricted Stock Units (8) 03/14/2019 A 8,500 (9) (10) Common Stock 8,500 $0 8,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The reporting person serves as co-trustee of the MJCF Hall Family Trust.
2. The options are fully vested.
3. No transaction is being reported at this time. This line is only reporting holdings as of the date hereof.
4. The options are currently vested with respect to 240,000 shares. The remaining options vest on March 13, 2020.
5. The options are currently vested with respect to 40,000 shares. The remaining options vest in three equal installments on December 1, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
6. The options are currently vested with respect to 5,000 shares. The remaining options vest in four installments as follows: 7,500 shares on March 14, 2020; 10,000 shares on March 14, 2021; 12,500 shares on March 14, 2022; 15,000 shares on March 14, 2023.
7. The options vest in five installments as follows: 2,500 shares on March 14, 2020; 3,750 shares on March 14, 2021; 5,000 shares on March 14, 2022; 6,250 shares on March 14, 2023; 7,500 shares on March 14, 2024.
8. The restricted stock units were granted under the Monster Beverage Corporation 2011 Omnibus Incentive Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Company's common stock as of the vesting date.
9. The restricted stock units vest in five installments as follows: 850 units on March 14, 2020; 1,275 units on March 14, 2021; 1,700 units on March 14, 2022; 2,125 units on March 14, 2023; 2,550 shares on March 14, 2024.
10. Not applicable.
/s/ Paul J. Dechary, attorney-in-fact 03/18/2019
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