News articles about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.1781136398087 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- How autocratic governments use Facebook against their own citizens (theverge.com)
- Bay Area political events: Climate politics, new citizens (sfchronicle.com)
- Two injured in Amsterdam stabbing attack were U.S. citizens, ambassador says (nbcnews.com)
- Amsterdam Stabbing Victims Identified as U.S. Citizens (nytimes.com)
- China using fake LinkedIn accounts to recruit Americans: US top spy catcher (asianage.com)
Separately, ValuEngine cut Citizens from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd.
Shares of CIA stock traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.37. The stock had a trading volume of 222 shares, compared to its average volume of 62,398. Citizens has a 12-month low of $6.67 and a 12-month high of $8.80.
Citizens, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Life Insurance and Home Service Insurance. The Life Insurance segment offers ordinary whole life, burial insurance, pre-need policies, and accident and health related policies, as well as credit life insurance and final expense policies to middle and lower income families, and individuals in the Midwest and Southern United States; and whole life and endowment policies to international residents.
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