XNYS:DOV Dover Corporation Insider Activity 4 Filing - 2/9/2012

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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 *
Livingston Robert
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
DOVER Corp [DOV]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CEO, President and Director
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O DOVER CORPORATION, 3005 HIGHLAND PARKWAY, SUITE 200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/09/2012
(Street)

DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515
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 02/09/2012   M   14,271 A (1) 93,486 D(2)  
Common Stock 02/09/2012   F   5,916 D $65.38 87,570 D(2)  

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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
Performance Shares (1) 02/09/2012   M     12,927   (1)   (1) Common Stock 12,927(1) $ 0 0 D  
Stock Appreciation Right $65.38 02/09/2012   A   220,251   02/09/2015 02/09/2022 Common Stock 220,251 $ 0 220,251 D  
Performance Shares (3) 02/09/2012   A   18,354     (3)   (3) Common Stock 18,354(4) $ 0 18,354 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Livingston Robert
C/O DOVER CORPORATION
3005 HIGHLAND PARKWAY, SUITE 200
DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515
  X     CEO, President and Director  

Signatures

 /s/ Robert Livingston by Greg J. Felten, Attorney-in-fact   02/13/2012
** 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) Represents settlement of performance shares representing a contingent right to receive shares of Dover common stock, based on Dover's relative total shareholder return versus that of Dover's peer group over the three-year performance period ending 12/31/2011. Amount of actual shares issued upon settlement of the award could vary from 0% to 200%of the target grant of 12,927 performance shares.
(2) Represents shares held jointly with spouse.
(3) Each performance share represents a contingent right to receive shares of Dover common stock, based on Dover's relative total shareholder return versus that of Dover's peer group over the three-year performance period ending 12/31/2014.
(4) Represents target grant amount. The actual number of shares that will be paid in respect of the performance share award may range from 0% to 200% of the target amount.

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