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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 20, 2020
 
 
OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
001-11713
 
22-3412577
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 
(Commission
File No.)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
110 West Front Street, Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(732)240-4500
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(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:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
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).
Emerging growth company





If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
 






ITEM 7.01
Regulation FD Disclosure

On October 20, 2020, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.4375 per share for every depository share, representing 1/40th interest in the Series A Preferred Stock, payable on November 16, 2020 to stockholders of record on October 30, 2020. The text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. Exhibit 99.1 to this report is being “furnished” to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.
ITEM 9.01
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
 
(d)
EXHIBITS
 
 
 
99.1
Press Release dated
October 20, 2020






SIGNATURES


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 20, 2020
/s/ Michael J. Fitzpatrick
 
 
Michael J. Fitzpatrick
 
 
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer









Exhibit Index
 
Exhibit
  
Description
 
  
Press release dated
October 20, 2020