NASDAQ:OCFC - OceanFirst Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$23.36 +0.25 (+1.08 %)
(As of 01/20/2019 12:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.36
Today's Range$22.84 - $23.54
52-Week Range$21.30 - $30.90
Volume186,213 shs
Average Volume189,704 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio13.74
Dividend Yield2.91%
Beta0.71
OceanFirst Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for OceanFirst Bank N.A. that provides a range of community banking services. The company offers various deposit products to retail, government, and business customers, including money market accounts, savings accounts, interest-bearing checking accounts, non-interest-bearing accounts, and time deposits. It also provides commercial real estate, multi-family mortgage, and land loans; fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage loans that are secured by one-to-four family residences; consumer loans, such as home equity loans and lines of credit, overdraft line of credit, loans on savings accounts, and other consumer loans; and commercial and industrial loans, and lines of credit. In addition, the company invests in mortgage-backed securities, securities issued by the U.S. Government and agencies, corporate securities, and other investments. Further, it offers bankcard and wealth management services; and sells alternative investment products and life insurance products. The company operates through an administrative/branch office located in Toms River, New Jersey; and 45 additional branch offices and 3 deposit production facilities in central and southern New Jersey, as well as operates a wealth management office in Ocean County, and commercial loan production offices in the Philadelphia area and Atlantic, Cape May, and Mercer Counties in New Jersey. OceanFirst Financial Corp. was founded in 1902 and is based in Toms River, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:OCFC
CUSIP67523410
Phone732-240-4500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$215.90 million
Cash Flow$1.8748 per share
Book Value$18.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$42.47 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$1.13 billion
OptionableOptionable

OceanFirst Financial (NASDAQ:OCFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is OceanFirst Financial's stock symbol?

OceanFirst Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "OCFC."

How often does OceanFirst Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for OceanFirst Financial?

OceanFirst Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Investors of record on Monday, November 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, November 16th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 2nd. This is a positive change from OceanFirst Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View OceanFirst Financial's Dividend History.

How will OceanFirst Financial's stock buyback program work?

OceanFirst Financial declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 1,600,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were OceanFirst Financial's earnings last quarter?

OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.02. The savings and loans company earned $69.79 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $74.31 million. OceanFirst Financial had a net margin of 19.35% and a return on equity of 9.09%. View OceanFirst Financial's Earnings History.

When is OceanFirst Financial's next earnings date?

OceanFirst Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for OceanFirst Financial.

What price target have analysts set for OCFC?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for OceanFirst Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect OceanFirst Financial's stock price to reach $32.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for OceanFirst Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for OceanFirst Financial?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for OceanFirst Financial in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for OceanFirst Financial.

Has OceanFirst Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about OCFC stock have been trending extremely positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. OceanFirst Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of OceanFirst Financial's key competitors?

Who are OceanFirst Financial's key executives?

OceanFirst Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher D. Maher, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Michael J. Fitzpatrick, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Steven J. Tsimbinos, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steven E. Brady, Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Joseph R. Iantosca, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer of OceanFirst Bank (Age 58)

Who are OceanFirst Financial's major shareholders?

OceanFirst Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Skyline Asset Management LP (1.53%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.73%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.58%). Company insiders that own OceanFirst Financial stock include Angelo Catania, Christopher Maher, Donald E Mclaughlin, John R Garbarino, Joseph J Burke, Joseph Lebel III, Joseph R Iantosca, Kimberly M Guadagno, Michael D Devlin and Steven E Brady. View Institutional Ownership Trends for OceanFirst Financial.

Which major investors are selling OceanFirst Financial stock?

OCFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skyline Asset Management LP and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold OceanFirst Financial company stock in the last year include Angelo Catania, Joseph R Iantosca, Michael D Devlin and Steven E Brady. View Insider Buying and Selling for OceanFirst Financial.

Which major investors are buying OceanFirst Financial stock?

OCFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought OceanFirst Financial stock in the last two years include Christopher Maher and Kimberly M Guadagno. View Insider Buying and Selling for OceanFirst Financial.

How do I buy shares of OceanFirst Financial?

Shares of OCFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is OceanFirst Financial's stock price today?

One share of OCFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.36.

How big of a company is OceanFirst Financial?

OceanFirst Financial has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $215.90 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $42.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.70 on an earnings per share basis.

What is OceanFirst Financial's official website?

The official website for OceanFirst Financial is http://www.oceanfirst.com.

How can I contact OceanFirst Financial?

OceanFirst Financial's mailing address is 975 HOOPER AVE, TOMS RIVER NJ, 08723. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 732-240-4500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for OceanFirst Financial (NASDAQ OCFC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  176 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  416
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about OceanFirst Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe OCFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe OCFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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