TheStreet lowered shares of Citizens (NASDAQ:CIZN) from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a report released on Wednesday morning.

Citizens (CIZN) opened at $22.15 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $110.65, a P/E ratio of 17.17 and a beta of -0.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a quick ratio of 0.49 and a current ratio of 0.49. Citizens has a 1-year low of $21.18 and a 1-year high of $26.00.

Citizens (NASDAQ:CIZN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 30th. The bank reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $8.88 million during the quarter. Citizens had a net margin of 9.54% and a return on equity of 6.88%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. Citizens’s dividend payout ratio is currently 74.42%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Citizens stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Citizens Holding (NASDAQ:CIZN) by 3.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 31,689 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 914 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.65% of Citizens worth $824,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 11.06% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Citizens Company Profile

Citizens Holding Company is a one-bank holding company of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi (the Bank). Through its ownership of the Bank, the Company is engaged in a range of commercial and personal banking activities, including accepting demand deposits, savings and time deposit accounts, making secured and unsecured loans, issuing letters of credit, originating mortgage loans, and providing personal and corporate trust services.

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