Headlines about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.9739567540225 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Citizens from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th.

Shares of Citizens (NYSE CIA) traded up 2.13% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.68. 79,188 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $384.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 69.82 and a beta of 1.14. Citizens has a one year low of $5.86 and a one year high of $11.93. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $7.80 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.23.

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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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