California Public Employees Retirement System continued to hold its position in shares of Citizens First Corporation (NASDAQ:CZFC) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,600 shares of the bank’s stock at the end of the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System owned about 0.46% of Citizens First worth $261,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Shares of Citizens First Corporation (CZFC) opened at $23.35 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $59.09, a PE ratio of 14.09 and a beta of 0.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.06. Citizens First Corporation has a 12-month low of $17.06 and a 12-month high of $24.25.

Citizens First (NASDAQ:CZFC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $4.79 million for the quarter. Citizens First had a return on equity of 10.52% and a net margin of 19.50%.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 27th were given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This is an increase from Citizens First’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.08. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 26th. Citizens First’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 10.84%.

In related news, Director Mark Iverson purchased 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 20th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $23.75 per share, with a total value of $59,375.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $59,375. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders have acquired a total of 4,150 shares of company stock worth $98,250 over the last ninety days. 12.10% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Citizens First Profile

Citizens First Corporation is the bank holding company for Citizens First Bank, Inc (the Bank). The Bank conducts full-service community banking operations from approximately 10 locations in the Kentucky counties of Barren, Hart, Simpson and Warren. The Bank is primarily engaged in the business of accepting demand, savings and time deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and providing commercial, consumer and mortgage loans to the general public.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Citizens First (NASDAQ:CZFC)

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