News coverage about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 27 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Citizens (NYSE:CIA) traded down 0.70% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.05. 282,278 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is $353.07 million. Citizens has a 12 month low of $6.10 and a 12 month high of $11.93. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $6.95 and its 200-day moving average is $8.75.

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About Citizens

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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