Synaptics Incorporated
SYNAPTICS INC (Form: 3, Received: 10/28/2010 17:03:57)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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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
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Swearingen Stan A Jr

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
10/19/2010 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

SYNAPTICS INC [SYNA]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

3120 SCOTT BLVD., SUITE 130

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President /

(Street)

SANTA CLARA, CA 95054       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)     (1) 6/23/2020   Common Stock   125000   $28.83   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  25% of the total number of shares subject to the option shall vest and become exercisable on the twelve month anniversary of the June 23, 2010 grant date, and 1/48th of the total number of shares subject to the option shall vest and become exercisable on the 23rd day of each month thereafter.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Swearingen Stan A Jr
3120 SCOTT BLVD., SUITE 130
SANTA CLARA, CA 95054


Senior Vice President

Signatures
Stan A. Swearingen, Jr. 10/27/2010
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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