Insider Buying: Citizens First Corp. (CZFC) Director Acquires 750 Shares of Stock

Citizens First Corp. (NASDAQ:CZFC) Director Mark Iverson bought 750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $24.05 per share, with a total value of $18,037.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 2,501 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $60,149.05. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Mark Iverson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, December 27th, Mark Iverson bought 1 shares of Citizens First stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $23.25 per share, with a total value of $23.25.

Citizens First Corp. (CZFC) traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $24.00. The stock had a trading volume of 1,196 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,431. Citizens First Corp. has a fifty-two week low of $18.00 and a fifty-two week high of $26.38. The company has a market capitalization of $61.39, a P/E ratio of 15.19 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.06.

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

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

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Salzhauer Michael bought a new stake in shares of Citizens First during the third quarter worth $238,000. Delphi Management Inc. MA bought a new stake in shares of Citizens First during the third quarter worth $274,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Citizens First by 4.1% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 13,494 shares of the bank’s stock worth $304,000 after purchasing an additional 530 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cutler Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Citizens First by 36.4% during the third quarter. Cutler Capital Management LLC now owns 55,000 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,311,000 after buying an additional 14,675 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 27.19% of the company’s stock.

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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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