Insider Buying: Citizens Community Bancorp Inc. (CZWI) CFO Purchases 1,534 Shares of Stock

Citizens Community Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CZWI) CFO James S. Broucek purchased 1,534 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $13.71 per share, with a total value of $21,031.14. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 4,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $54,840. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Citizens Community Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ CZWI) traded down $0.06 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $13.71. 4,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,193. The company has a current ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22. Citizens Community Bancorp Inc. has a 12 month low of $12.54 and a 12 month high of $14.43. The firm has a market capitalization of $80.66, a PE ratio of 16.32 and a beta of 0.16.

Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The bank reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.06. Citizens Community Bancorp had a net margin of 8.06% and a return on equity of 6.87%. The company had revenue of $9.47 million for the quarter.

The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be issued a $0.20 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. This is a boost from Citizens Community Bancorp’s previous annual dividend of $0.16. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 8th. Citizens Community Bancorp’s payout ratio is presently 38.46%.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on CZWI shares. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Citizens Community Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.50 price objective on the stock. TheStreet cut shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Citizens Community Bancorp by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 168,943 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,362,000 after acquiring an additional 2,500 shares during the period. Gendell Jeffrey L increased its stake in Citizens Community Bancorp by 1.0% in the 4th quarter. Gendell Jeffrey L now owns 528,440 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $7,134,000 after buying an additional 5,301 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Citizens Community Bancorp by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 172,682 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,414,000 after buying an additional 7,650 shares during the period. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. increased its stake in Citizens Community Bancorp by 3.2% in the 4th quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. now owns 341,568 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,611,000 after buying an additional 10,472 shares during the period. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Citizens Community Bancorp in the 4th quarter valued at $150,000. 40.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Citizens Community Bancorp

Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company of Citizens Community Federal N.A. (the Bank). The Company is engaged in consumer, commercial and agricultural banking activities through the Bank. Through all of its branch locations in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan, the Bank provides a range of commercial and consumer banking products and services to customers, including online and mobile banking options.

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