Hooker Furniture posts 3Q profit

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Hooker Furniture Corp. (HOFT) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $7.2 million.

The Martinsville, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 61 cents per share.

The home furnishings company posted revenue of $157.9 million in the period.

Hooker Furniture shares have climbed 36 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 76 percent in the last 12 months.

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