FORM 4
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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 *

PAUL RONALD D
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

EAGLE BANCORP INC [ EGBN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

4416 EAST WEST HWY, SUITE 300
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

9/12/2017
(Street)

BETHESDA, MD 20814
(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   9/12/2017     S    2035   D $62.9581   90505   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    1749   D $63.0627   88756   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    751   D $63.4864   88005   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    4198   D $63.5003   83807   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    1665   D $63.5028   82142   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    465   D $63.5396   81677   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    802   D $63.55   80875   I   By spouse  
Common Stock   9/12/2017     S    5000   D $63.5782   75875   I   By spouse  
Common Stock                  1379992   D   (1)  
Common Stock                  10000   I   By Deferred Benefit Plan  

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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Includes shares held jointly with spouse.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
PAUL RONALD D
4416 EAST WEST HWY
SUITE 300
BETHESDA, MD 20814
X
President & CEO

Signatures
/s/ Ronald D. Paul 9/13/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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