SEC Form 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION FORM 4 OMB APPROVAL Washington, D.C. 20549 OMB Number: Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b). STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP hours per response: 0.5 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* 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable) Director 10% Owner Officer (give title Other (specify X below) below) CTS CORP [ CTS ] Machado Luis Francisco 3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year) (Last) 3235-0287 Estimated average burden (First) (Middle) 10/30/2015 VP, General Counsel & Sec. 1142 W. BEARDSLEY AVENUE 4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year) 6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) (Street) X ELKHART IN 46514 (City) (State) (Zip) 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) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or 3. 2. Transaction 2A. Deemed Transaction Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 Date Execution Date, and 5) Code (Month/Day/Year) if any (Month/Day/Year) (Instr. 8) Code Common Stock 10/30/2015 A V Amount (A) or (D) 8,000 (1) Price 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) $0 A 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 8,000 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4) D Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities) 4. 3. Transaction 3A. Deemed 2. 1. Title of Transaction Execution Date, Derivative Conversion Date Code (Instr. (Month/Day/Year) if any or Security (Month/Day/Year) 8) Exercise (Instr. 3) Price of Derivative Security Code V 6. Date Exercisable and 5. Expiration Date Number (Month/Day/Year) of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) (A) (D) Date Expiration Exercisable Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) Title 11. Nature 10. 8. Price of 9. Number of Ownership of Indirect Derivative derivative Beneficial Form: Securities Security Ownership Direct (D) Beneficially (Instr. 5) or Indirect (Instr. 4) Owned (I) (Instr. Following 4) Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) Amount or Number of Shares Explanation of Responses: 1. The Restricted Stock Units were granted on 10/30/2015 and vest 1/3 annually over 3 years. Luis Francisco Machado ** Signature of Reporting Person 10/30/2015 Date Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly. * 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). Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure. Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB Number.