Press coverage about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.2225823807472 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Citizens from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th.

Shares of Citizens (NYSE:CIA) remained flat at $7.70 during mid-day trading on Friday. 110,840 shares of the stock were exchanged. Citizens has a one year low of $5.86 and a one year high of $11.93. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $7.74 and its 200-day moving average is $7.43. The company has a market capitalization of $385.62 million, a P/E ratio of 70.00 and a beta of 1.11.

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About Citizens

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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