Media headlines about Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens Community Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 44.7189319487577 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of CZWI traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $13.95. 3,527 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 13,414. Citizens Community Bancorp has a 1-year low of $12.73 and a 1-year high of $14.43. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26. The company has a market cap of $82.28, a P/E ratio of 16.59 and a beta of 0.12.
Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The bank reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.06. Citizens Community Bancorp had a net margin of 8.06% and a return on equity of 6.71%. The firm had revenue of $9.47 million for the quarter.
The business also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 9th were issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. This is an increase from Citizens Community Bancorp’s previous annual dividend of $0.16.
Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, February 16th.
In other news, Director Brian R. Schilling sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.92, for a total transaction of $27,840.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 258 shares in the company, valued at $3,591.36. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO James S. Broucek bought 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $13.95 per share, for a total transaction of $34,875.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have bought 13,775 shares of company stock worth $191,482. Corporate insiders own 7.95% of the company’s stock.
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About Citizens Community Bancorp
Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc operates as a holding company for Citizens Community Federal N.A. that provides various consumer, and commercial and agricultural banking products and services primarily in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan. It offers various deposit products, including demand deposits, savings and money-market accounts, and certificates of deposit.
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