News articles about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.713448383452 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Citizens (NYSE CIA) traded down 6.61% on Friday, reaching $7.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 109,614 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $368.10 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.82 and a beta of 1.14. Citizens has a 52 week low of $5.86 and a 52 week high of $11.93. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $7.76 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.18.

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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