News headlines about Citizens First Corporation (NASDAQ:CZFC) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens First Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.7024005695547 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Citizens First Corporation (CZFC) traded down $0.03 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $23.60. The company has a market cap of $59.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.27 and a beta of 0.42. Citizens First Corporation has a 12-month low of $16.77 and a 12-month high of $24.25. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02.

Citizens First Corporation (NASDAQ:CZFC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $4.79 million for the quarter. Citizens First Corporation had a return on equity of 10.98% and a net margin of 19.50%.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 16th. Investors of record on Friday, October 27th will be given a $0.10 dividend. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 26th. This is a boost from Citizens First Corporation’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.08. Citizens First Corporation’s payout ratio is 11.84%.

In other Citizens First Corporation news, Director Mark Iverson bought 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 20th. The shares were bought at an average price of $23.75 per share, for a total transaction of $59,375.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $59,375. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 12.10% of the company’s stock.

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About Citizens First Corporation

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.

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