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*
FERNANDEZ JAMES N

(Last) (First) (Middle)
103 JFK PARKWAY

(Street)
SHORT HILLS NJ 07078

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
DUN & BRADSTREET CORP/NW [ DNB ]
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)
03/09/2018
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 03/09/2018 A 73.9903(1) A $127.48 31,451.2228 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
Phantom Stock Units - Deferred Compensation(2) (3) 03/09/2018 A 127.446(2) (4) (5) Common Stock 127.446(2) $47.96 31,970.924 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Acquired pursuant to a dividend reinvestment feature of the issuer's stock incentive plan in connection with restricted stock units held by the reporting person.
2. Phantom stock is reported in units vs. shares in the D&B Common Stock Fund of the issuer's non-employee director's deferred compensation plan (the "Plan").
3. Each phantom stock unit entities the reporting person to a cash payment based on the value on the payout date of the issuer's common stock corresponding to such units. Based on the $128.60 closing price of the issuer's common stock on the transaction date, one share of common stock corresponds to approximately 2.68 units.
4. The reporting person may transfer these phantom stock units to alternative investment funds in the Plan beginning three years from the transaction date.
5. These phantom stock units are payable in cash after the reporting person ceases to be a member of the issuer's board of directors.
Remarks:
/s/ Karen K. Pettiford-Wilson for James N. Fernandez by POA previously filed 03/13/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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