Media coverage about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 43.8510982642159 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
CIA stock traded down $0.24 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $7.35. The company had a trading volume of 53,084 shares, compared to its average volume of 65,622. Citizens has a 12-month low of $5.86 and a 12-month high of $8.87.
Separately, ValuEngine lowered Citizens from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th.
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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