News stories about Citizens & Northern Corp (NASDAQ:CZNC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Citizens & Northern Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0214590889662 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Citizens & Northern Corp (NASDAQ:CZNC) traded up 2.34% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $23.65. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 31,579 shares. Citizens & Northern Corp has a 1-year low of $20.54 and a 1-year high of $26.57. The firm has a market capitalization of $287.96 million, a PE ratio of 18.07 and a beta of 0.46. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $22.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $23.07.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub cut Citizens & Northern Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. TheStreet upgraded Citizens & Northern Corp from a “c+” rating to a “b+” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th.

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In related news, Director Edward H. Owlett III sold 8,921 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.11, for a total value of $197,243.31. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,770 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $260,234.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Aaron K. Singer purchased 3,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $22.81 per share, for a total transaction of $86,678.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 100 shares in the company, valued at $2,281. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders purchased 12,269 shares of company stock worth $278,471 and sold 35,519 shares worth $796,203. 4.31% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Citizens & Northern Corp Company Profile

Citizens & Northern Corporation is a holding company. The Company’s principal activity is community banking. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in providing a range of banking and mortgage services to individual and corporate customers in North Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York State.

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