Shares to look at: Barnes & Noble Training, HomeStreet, and OKYO Pharma

Written by Dean Seal

Barnes & Noble Training has reached an settlement with monetary stakeholders and strategic refinancing companions that may improve its liquidity place and prolong the maturities of its debt amenities. Two weeks in the past, the operator of the college’s library warned that its long-term viability might be in jeopardy if it didn’t enhance its liquidity place. Shares rose 14% to $1.42 in aftermarket buying and selling.

HomeStreet, the mother or father firm of HomeStreet Financial institution, posted a lack of $31.4 million within the second quarter resulting from an after-tax impairment cost of $34.6 million. Underlying web earnings for the quarter was $3.2 million, or 17 cents per share, in comparison with $5.1 million, or 27 cents per share, in the identical quarter final yr. Analysts polled by FactSet had been on the lookout for 19 cents a share. Shares fell 8% to $9.25 in after-hours buying and selling.

OKYO Pharma mentioned in a pair of securities filings that it plans to promote widespread shares in a secured public providing after being notified by Nasdaq that its shares not meet {qualifications} for itemizing. Nasdaq staff mentioned the market worth of the corporate’s shares closed beneath the $35 million minimal required for itemizing on the Nasdaq Capital Market. Shares are down 15% to $1.87 in after-hours buying and selling.

Write to Dean Seal at dean.seal@wsj.com

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