Media headlines about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.1527185784219 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Citizens from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 24th.

Shares of Citizens (NYSE:CIA) traded down 1.48% during trading on Thursday, hitting $7.34. The stock had a trading volume of 51,410 shares. The stock has a market cap of $367.59 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.73 and a beta of 1.11. Citizens has a one year low of $5.86 and a one year high of $11.93. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $7.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.18.

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Citizens Company Profile

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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