OceanFirst Financial Corp. ( OCFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 02, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased OCFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.38% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of OCFC was $28.41, representing a -7.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.70 and a 77.78% 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 $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports OCFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 14.77%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.