XNAS:FELE Franklin Electric Co. Insider Activity 4 Filing - 8/2/2012

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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 OF SECURITIES

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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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
SENGSTACK GREGG C
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC [fele]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President and COO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC, 400 EAST SPRING ST
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/02/2012
(Street)

BLUFFTON, IN 46714
4. If Amendment, Date 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
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
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 08/02/2012   M   16,000 A $29.95 188,512(2) D  
common stock 08/02/2012   F   11,695 D $54.59 176,817(3) D  

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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 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
option $29.95 08/02/2012   M     16,000   (1) 02/12/2014 common stock 16,000 $ 0 0 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
SENGSTACK GREGG C
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC
400 EAST SPRING ST
BLUFFTON, IN 46714
      President and COO  

Signatures

 Gregg C. Sengstack   08/03/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) options became exercisable in 5 equal installments of 1/5 each beginning with the first anniversary of the 2/12/2004 grant date
(2) includes 5349 restricted stock units that vest 4 years from the 5/4/2012 grant date, 4000 restricted shares that vest 4 years after the 2/22/2010 grant date, 3377 restricted shares that vest 4 years from the 3/2/2011 grant date and 175786 shares owned outright.
(3) includes 5349 restricted stock units that vest 4 years from the 5/4/2012 grant date, 4000 restricted shares that vest 4 years after the 2/22/2010 grant date, 3377 restricted shares that vest 4 years from the 3/2/2011 grant date and 164091 shares held outright

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