OceanFirst Financial Corp. ( OCFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 19, 2016. Shareholders who purchased OCFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that OCFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.67, the dividend yield is 2.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OCFC was $18.67, representing a -11.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $21 and a 16.83% increase over the 52 week low of $15.98.
OCFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). OCFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports OCFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 12.79%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.