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HOFT Hooker Furnishings

Filed: 8 Jun 21, 4:05pm


UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 


 

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 3, 2021

 

HOOKER FURNITURE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Virginia

000-25349

54-0251350

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

(Commission

File No.)

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

   

440 East Commonwealth Boulevard,

Martinsville, Virginia

24112

(276) 632-2133

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(Registrants telephone number,

including area code)

 


 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, no par value

HOFT

NASDAQ Global Select Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). Emerging growth company ☐

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

 

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Hooker Furniture Corporation (the “Company”) held on June 3, 2021, shareholders voted on the matters described below:

 

 

1.

The Company’s shareholders elected each of the following nine directors to serve a one-year term on the Company’s Board of Directors by the following vote:

 

  

Votes

  

Votes

  

Broker

 

Director

 

For

  

Withheld

  

Non-votes

 

W. Christopher Beeler, Jr.

  9,691,132   172,599   771,865 

Maria C. Duey

  9,822,950   40,781   771,865 

Paulette Garafalo

  9,778,783   84,948   771,865 

Jeremy R. Hoff

  9,769,515   94,216   771,865 

Tonya H. Jackson

  9,782,716   81,015   771,865 

E. Larry Ryder

  9,774,985   88,746   771,865 

Ellen C. Taaffe

  9,773,617   90,114   771,865 
Paul B. Toms, Jr.  9,746,724   117,007   771,865 

Henry G. Williamson, Jr.

  9,702,500   161,231   771,865 

 

 

 

2.

The Company’s shareholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 30, 2022 by the following vote:

 

Votes For

  

Votes Against

  

Abstain

  

Broker Non-votes

 10,535,087   94,534   5,975   -

 

 

 

3.

The Company’s shareholders approved the proposed amendment to the Articles of Incorporation to change the Company’s name to Hooker Furnishings Corporation by the following vote:

 

Votes For

  

Votes Against

  

Abstain

  

Broker Non-votes

 10,549,617   38,163   26,002   21,814

 

 

 

4.

The Company’s shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting. The proposal was approved by the following vote:

 

Votes For

  

Votes Against

  

Abstain

  

Broker Non-votes

 9,797,776   50,007   15,948   771,865

 

 

 

 

Signature

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

HOOKER FURNITURE CORPORATION

    
    
 

By:

/s/ Paul A. Huckfeldt

 
  

Paul A. Huckfeldt

 
  

Chief Financial Officer and

Senior Vice-President – Finance and Accounting

 

Date: June 8, 2021

 
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