StockNews.com Initiates Coverage on Citizens (NASDAQ:CIZN)

Equities research analysts at StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Citizens (NASDAQ:CIZNGet Free Report) in a note issued to investors on Saturday. The brokerage set a “sell” rating on the bank’s stock.

Citizens Price Performance

CIZN stock opened at $7.77 on Friday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $7.79 and its 200-day simple moving average is $8.19. Citizens has a 12 month low of $6.64 and a 12 month high of $12.73. The company has a market capitalization of $43.75 million and a P/E ratio of 12.14.

Citizens (NASDAQ:CIZNGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 18th. The bank reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $13.63 million for the quarter. Citizens had a net margin of 5.28% and a return on equity of 9.16%.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Citizens

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Citizens stock. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Citizens Holding (NASDAQ:CIZNFree Report) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 15,999 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $168,000. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC owned approximately 0.29% of Citizens at the end of the most recent quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 9.74% of the company’s stock.

About Citizens

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Citizens Holding Company operates as the bank holding company for The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia that provides various commercial and personal banking products and services. It offers demand deposits; and savings and time deposit accounts. The company also provides secured and unsecured loans; mortgage loans; single and multi-family housing, farm, residential and commercial construction, and commercial real estate loans; commercial, industrial, and agricultural production loans; and consumer loans, as well as issues letters of credit.

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