Media stories about Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens Community Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 49.1349003838632 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.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Auburn City Council approves grant to complete single-stream recycling (oanow.com)
- STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT LA CROSSE COUNTY NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE (chippewa.com)
- City approves downtown projects (robesonian.com)
- Finalists Announced For Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards (broadwayworld.com)
- Insider Buying: Citizens Community Bancorp Inc. (CZWI) CFO Purchases 1,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ CZWI) traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $13.77. The company had a trading volume of 41,105 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,573. Citizens Community Bancorp has a 12-month low of $12.49 and a 12-month high of $14.43. The stock has a market cap of $81.66, a P/E ratio of 26.48 and a beta of 0.16. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22.
The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 8th. Investors of record on Friday, February 9th will be paid a $0.20 dividend. This is an increase from Citizens Community Bancorp’s previous annual dividend of $0.16. This represents a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th. Citizens Community Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 30.77%.
Several analysts have recently commented on CZWI shares. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on Citizens Community Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $15.50 price target for the company. TheStreet cut Citizens Community Bancorp from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th.
In other news, CFO James S. Broucek acquired 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $13.83 per share, with a total value of $41,490.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 4,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $55,320. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO James S. Broucek acquired 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $13.50 per share, with a total value of $27,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 4,000 shares in the company, valued at $54,000. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased a total of 12,659 shares of company stock valued at $172,077 over the last ninety days. 7.95% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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