ACI Worldwide, Inc.
ACI WORLDWIDE, INC. (Form: 4, Received: 11/13/2017 17:20:40)
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
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

MCGRODDY JAMES
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

ACI WORLDWIDE, INC. [ ACIW ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

3520 KRAFT ROAD, SUITE 300
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

11/9/2017
(Street)

NAPLES, FL 34105
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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   11/9/2017     M    30000   A $6.4367   88896   D    
Common Stock   11/9/2017     S    30000   D $23.0745   (1) 58896   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 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
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)   $6.4367   11/9/2017     M         30000      (2) 9/10/2018   Common Stock   30000   $0.0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The sale price ranged from $23.00 to $23.15, with a weighted average sale price of $23.074542. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
(2)  The options were granted pursuant to the ACI Worldwide, Inc. 2005 Equity and Performance Incentive Plan, as amended.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
MCGRODDY JAMES
3520 KRAFT ROAD
SUITE 300
NAPLES, FL 34105
X



Signatures
By: Dennis Byrnes, Attorney in Fact For: James C. McGroddy 11/13/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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