SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 28, 2021
OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
incorporation or organization)
110 West Front Street, Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol||Name of each exchange in which registered|
|Common stock, $0.01 par value per share||OCFC||NASDAQ|
|Depositary Shares (each representing a 1/40th interest in a share of 7.0% Series A Non-Cumulative, perpetual preferred stock)||OCFCP||NASDAQ|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).
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ITEM 2.02RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
On October 28, 2021, OceanFirst Financial Corp. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. That press release is attached to this Report as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
The Company is scheduled to make presentations to current and prospective investors after October 28, 2021. Attached as Exhibit 99.2 of this Form 8-K is a copy of the presentation which OceanFirst Financial Corp. will make available at these presentations and will post on its website at www.oceanfirst.com. This report is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.
ITEM 8.01OTHER EVENTS
In the press release described in Item 2.02, the Company announced that the Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s outstanding common stock. The cash dividend will be in the amount of $0.17 per share and will be payable on November 19, 2021 to the stockholders of record at the close of business on November 8, 2021.
ITEM 9.01FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|Press Release dated||October 28, 2021|
|Text of written presentation which OceanFirst Financial Corp. intends to provide to current and prospective investors after October 28, 2021.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP.|
|Dated:||October 28, 2021||/s/ Michael J. Fitzpatrick|
|Michael J. Fitzpatrick|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|