News stories about Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Citizens Community Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 48.6118307691664 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ CZWI) traded down $0.01 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $13.70. 9,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 13,687. The company has a current ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22. Citizens Community Bancorp has a 52 week low of $12.54 and a 52 week high of $14.43. The firm has a market cap of $80.66, a P/E ratio of 26.35 and a beta of 0.16.
Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The bank reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.06. Citizens Community Bancorp had a net margin of 8.06% and a return on equity of 6.87%. The company had revenue of $9.47 million for the quarter.
The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th. This is an increase from Citizens Community Bancorp’s previous annual dividend of $0.16. This represents a yield of 1.49%. Citizens Community Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 38.46%.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Citizens Community Bancorp in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.50 target price on the stock.
In other Citizens Community Bancorp news, CFO James S. Broucek bought 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 2nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $13.83 per share, for a total transaction of $41,490.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 4,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $55,320. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Over the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 9,307 shares of company stock worth $127,493. Corporate insiders own 7.95% of the company’s stock.
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About Citizens Community Bancorp
Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company of Citizens Community Federal N.A. (the Bank). The Company is engaged in consumer, commercial and agricultural banking activities through the Bank. Through all of its branch locations in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan, the Bank provides a range of commercial and consumer banking products and services to customers, including online and mobile banking options.
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