Equities analysts expect that Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CZWI) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.29 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for Citizens Community Bancorp’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.28 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.29. Citizens Community Bancorp posted earnings per share of $0.26 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 11.5%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Monday, January 25th.

On average, analysts expect that Citizens Community Bancorp will report full year earnings of $1.07 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.06 to $1.07. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $1.09 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.08 to $1.10. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow Citizens Community Bancorp.

Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, November 1st. The bank reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.06. Citizens Community Bancorp had a net margin of 15.10% and a return on equity of 7.69%. The firm had revenue of $16.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.40 million.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 1st. TheStreet raised shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, October 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 4th.

CZWI stock traded up $0.21 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $11.18. 6,133 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 12,329. Citizens Community Bancorp has a one year low of $5.26 and a one year high of $12.32. The stock has a market cap of $124.71 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.97 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $10.35 and a 200 day simple moving average of $7.96. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in Citizens Community Bancorp by 12.4% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 16,277 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $112,000 after acquiring an additional 1,792 shares in the last quarter. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Citizens Community Bancorp by 41.4% in the 2nd quarter. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. now owns 106,900 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $733,000 after acquiring an additional 31,300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Banc Funds Co. LLC increased its position in Citizens Community Bancorp by 12.7% in the 3rd quarter. Banc Funds Co. LLC now owns 1,022,468 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $7,045,000 after acquiring an additional 114,961 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 48.15% of the company’s stock.

About Citizens Community Bancorp

Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Citizens Community Federal N.A. that provides various traditional community banking services to businesses, agricultural operators, and consumers. It accepts various deposit products, including demand deposits, savings and money market accounts, and certificates of deposit.

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