Press coverage about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 49.047413316752 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Citizens (NYSE CIA) traded down 0.38% on Friday, reaching $7.95. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 90,434 shares. Citizens has a 1-year low of $5.86 and a 1-year high of $11.93. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $7.63 and a 200-day moving average price of $7.49. The company has a market capitalization of $398.14 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 72.27 and a beta of 1.11.

Separately, BidaskClub raised Citizens from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th.

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About Citizens

Citizens, Inc is an insurance holding company. The Company operates in three business segments: Life Insurance, Home Service and Other Non-Insurance Enterprises. The Life Insurance segment issues ordinary whole life insurance in the United States and in the United States Dollar-denominated amounts to foreign residents.

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