Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Citizens First (CZFC) Share Price

Media coverage about Citizens First (NASDAQ:CZFC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Citizens First earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.205860995291 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Citizens First (NASDAQ:CZFC) traded up $0.20 during trading on Thursday, hitting $24.00. The company had a trading volume of 1,527 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,201. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.06. The company has a market capitalization of $60.76, a P/E ratio of 15.00 and a beta of 0.37. Citizens First has a one year low of $18.00 and a one year high of $26.38.

Citizens First (NASDAQ:CZFC) last announced its earnings results on Friday, January 19th. The bank reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $4.93 million during the quarter. Citizens First had a return on equity of 9.72% and a net margin of 18.46%.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.5%. Citizens First’s dividend payout ratio is presently 15.00%.

In other Citizens First news, Director Jeff Perkins bought 2,725 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 30th. The stock was bought at an average price of $24.48 per share, for a total transaction of $66,708.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 2,275 shares in the company, valued at $55,692. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 4,876 shares of company stock valued at $118,319. 12.30% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Citizens First

Citizens First Corporation is the bank holding company for Citizens First Bank, Inc (the Bank). The Bank conducts full-service community banking operations from approximately 10 locations in the Kentucky counties of Barren, Hart, Simpson and Warren. The Bank is primarily engaged in the business of accepting demand, savings and time deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and providing commercial, consumer and mortgage loans to the general public.

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