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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Form 10-K/A
☒  ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT
OF 1934
For the fiscal year ended October 31, 2020
 
☐  TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Commission file number: 1-8551
 
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
Delaware
22-1851059
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
90 Matawan Road, Fifth Floor, Matawan, NJ
 07747
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
  
  
732-747-7800
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock $0.01 par value per share
HOV
New York Stock Exchange
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights(1)
N/A
New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares each representing
1/1,000th of a share of 7.625% Series A
Preferred Stock
HOVNP
Nasdaq Global Market
 
(1) Each share of Common Stock includes an associated Preferred Stock Purchase Right. Each Preferred Stock Purchase Right initially represents the right, if such Preferred Stock Purchase Right becomes exercisable, to purchase from the Company one ten-thousandth of a share of its Series B Junior Preferred Stock for each share of Common Stock. The Preferred Stock Purchase Rights currently cannot trade separately from the underlying Common Stock.
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933.  Yes ☐ No ☒
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act.  Yes ☐  No ☒
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  Yes ☒ No ☐
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§ 232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files).  Yes ☒  No ☐
 
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrant’s knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K. ☒
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
 
Large Accelerated Filer ☐
Accelerated Filer ☒ 
Nonaccelerated Filer ☐  
Smaller Reporting Company ☐
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. ☐
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has filed a report on and attestation to its management's assessment of the effectiveness of its internal control over financial reporting under Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (15 U.S.C. 7262(b)) by the registered public accounting firm that prepared or issued its audit report. ☒
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes ☐  No ☒
 
The aggregate market value of the voting and nonvoting common equity held by non-affiliates computed by reference to the price at which the common equity was last sold, or the average bid and asked price of such common equity as of April 30, 2020 (the last business day of the registrant’s most recently completed second fiscal quarter) was $64,080,000.
 
Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the issuer's classes of common stock, as of the latest practicable date. 5,520,359 shares of Class A Common Stock and 622,201 shares of Class B Common Stock were outstanding as of December 11, 2020.
--10-31 2020 FY
 
1

 
This Amendment No. 1 (“Amendment No. 1”) to the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (the “Company”) for the year ended October 31, 2020, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 22, 2020 (the “Original Form 10-K”), is being filed for the sole purpose of correcting a typographical error on the date of signature of each of the consents on Exhibits 23(a) and 23(b) (the “Consents”) and certifications on Exhibits 31(a), 31(b), 32(a) and 32(b) (the “Certifications”) in the Original Form 10-K. Although the Company had received the signed Consents and Certifications with the correct date, incorrect dates were included in the Original Form 10-K due to administrative error. Except as otherwise expressly noted herein, this Amendment No. 1 does not modify or update in any way the financial position, results of operations, cash flows, or other disclosures in, or exhibits to, the Original Form 10-K. Accordingly, this Amendment No. 1 should be read in conjunction with the Original Form 10-K.  
 
 

 
Exhibits: 
 
3(a)
3(b)
4(a)
4(b)
4(c)
4(d)
4(e)
4(f)
4(g)
4(h)
4(i)
4(j)
4(k)
4(l)
4(m)
4(n)
4(o)
4(p)
4(q)
4(r)
 
 

 
 
4(s)
4(t)
4(u)
4(v)
4(w)
4(x)
4(y)
4(z) Fourth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of March 25, 2020, relating to the additional 11.25% Senior Secured 1.5 Lien Notes due 2026, among K. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., the subsidiary guarantors named therein and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as Trustee and Collateral Agent, including the form of the additional 11.25% Senior Secured 1.5 Lien Notes due 2026 (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Current Report on Form 8-K of the Registrant field on March 26, 2020).
10(a)
10(b)
10(c)
10(d)
10(e)
10(f)
10(g)
10(h)
10(i)
10(j)
10(k)
10(l)
10(m)
 
 

 
 
10(n)*
10(o)*
10(p)*
10(q)*
Management Agreement dated August 12, 1983, for the management of properties by K. Hovnanian Investment Properties, Inc (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Registration Statement (No. 2-85198) on Form S-1 of the Registrant).
10(r)*
10(s)*
10(t)*
10(u)*
10(v)*
10(w)*
10(x)*
10(y)*
10(z)*
10(aa)*
10(bb)*
10(cc)*
10(dd)*
10(ee)*
Form of Letter Agreement entered into with Lucian Theon Smith III (Incorporated by reference to Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 31, 2017 of the Registrant).
10(ff)*
10(gg)*
10(hh)*
10(ii)*
10(jj)*
10(kk)*
Form of 2020 Long-Term Incentive Program Award Agreement (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended July 31, 2020 of the Registrant).
10(ll)*
10(mm)*
10(nn)*
10(oo)*
10(pp)*
10(qq)*
10(rr)*
10(ss)*
10(tt)*
 
 

 
 
10(uu)*
10(vv)*
10(ww)*
10(xx)*
10(yy)*
10(zz)*
10(aaa)*
10(bbb)*
10(ccc)*
10(ddd)*
10(eee)*
10(fff)*
10(ggg)*
10(hhh)*
10(iii)*
10(jjj)*
10(kkk)*
10(lll)*
10(mmm)*
Retirement Agreement, dated as of May 18, 2020, between Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. and Lucian T. Smith III (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended April 30, 2020 of the Registrant).
10(nnn)*
2020 Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Stock Incentive Plan (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Current Report on Form 8-K of the Registrant filed on March 25, 2020).
10(ooo)
10(ppp)
10(qqq)
10(rrr)
10(sss)
10(ttt)
10(uuu)
10(vvv)
10(www)
 
 

 
 
10(xxx)
10(yyy)
10(zzz)
10(aaaa)
10(bbbb)
10(cccc)
10(dddd)
10(eeee)
10(ffff)
10(gggg)
10(hhhh)* Form of 2020 Performance Share Unit Agreement (Class A) (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended July 31, 2020 of the Registrant).
10(iiii)* Form of 2020 Performance Share Unit Agreement (Class B) (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended July 31, 2020 of the Registrant).
10(jjjj)* Form of 2020 Associate Restricted Share Unit Agreement (Class A) (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended July 31, 2020 of the Registrant).
10(kkkk)* Form of 2020 Associate Restricted Share Unit Agreement (Class B) (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended July 31, 2020 of the Registrant).
10(llll)* Form of Director Restricted Share Unit Agreement (Class A) (Incorporated by reference to Exhibits to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Registrant for the quarter ended July 31, 2020 of the Registrant).
21
23(a)
23(b)
23(c)
31(a)
31(b)
32(a)
32(b)
99(a)
99(b)
104 Cover page from our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 31, 2020, formatted in Inline XBRL (and contained in Exhibit 101).
 
* Management contracts or compensatory plans or arrangements.
 
The agreements and other documents filed as exhibits to this report are not intended to provide factual information or other disclosure other than the terms of the agreements or other documents themselves, and you should not rely on them for that purpose. In particular, any representations and warranties made by the Company in these agreements or other documents were made solely within the specific context of the relevant agreement or document and may not describe the actual state of affairs at the date they were made or at any other time.
 
 

 
 
SIGNATURES
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Amendment No. 1 to Annual Report on Form 10-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ BRAD G. O’CONNOR
 
 
 
Brad G. O’Connor
 
 
 
Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer
 
 
 
December 22, 2020