NASDAQ:OCFC - OceanFirst Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $24.74 -0.21 (-0.84 %) (As of 11/22/2018 06:20 AM ET)Previous Close$24.95Today's Range$24.71 - $25.1252-Week Range$23.97 - $30.90Volume110,974 shsAverage Volume188,091 shsMarket Capitalization$1.21 billionP/E Ratio14.55Dividend Yield2.73%Beta0.56 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive OCFC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for OCFC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Federal savings institutions Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:OCFC Previous Symbol CUSIP67523410 Webwww.oceanfirst.com Phone732-240-4500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56 Current Ratio0.97 Quick Ratio0.97 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.55 Forward P/E Ratio12.31 P/E Growth1.24 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$215.90 million Price / Sales5.55 Cash Flow$1.8588 per share Price / Cash13.31 Book Value$21.28 per share Price / Book1.16 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.70 Net Income$42.47 million Net Margins19.35% Return on Equity9.09% Return on Assets1.18% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares48,400,000Market Cap$1.21 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 2nd. This is a boost 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 1,600,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were OceanFirst Financial's earnings last quarter? OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.02. The savings and loans company earned $69.79 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $74.31 million. OceanFirst Financial had a return on equity of 9.09% and a net margin of 19.35%. 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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for OceanFirst Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate OceanFirst Financial's share price to reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.4% 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? Press coverage about OCFC stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. 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 publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. OceanFirst Financial earned a media sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of OceanFirst Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to OceanFirst Financial include TFS Financial (TFSL), Umpqua (UMPQ), BankUnited (BKU), Provident Financial Services (PFS), Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN), LegacyTexas Financial Group (LTXB), Columbia Financial (CLBK), Axos Financial (AX), Flagstar Bancorp (FBC), Kearny Financial (KRNY), Brookline Bancorp (BRKL), Meta Financial Group (CASH), Northfield Bancorp (NFBK), BBX Capital (BBXTB) and Dime Community Bancshares (DCOM). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.73%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.83%), Brown Advisory Inc. (2.61%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.22%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (1.63%). 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 institutional investors are selling OceanFirst Financial stock? OCFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Clover Partners L.P., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold OceanFirst Financial company stock in the last year include Angelo Catania, Joseph J Burke, Joseph R Iantosca, Michael D Devlin and Steven E Brady. View Insider Buying and Selling for OceanFirst Financial. Which institutional investors are buying OceanFirst Financial stock? OCFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Virginia National Bank, Schroder Investment Management Group, BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. 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 $24.74. How big of a company is OceanFirst Financial? OceanFirst Financial has a market capitalization of $1.21 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 171 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 229 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 400MarketBeat'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 11/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do You Need a Fiduciary?