Company chares are trading at $7.45 which is just over $6.59, the stock’s 50 day moving average and barely below the 200 day moving average of $8.02. The 50 day moving average went up by +13.03% and the 200 day average went down $-0.57 or -7.10%. Trading volume for Citizens, Inc. Class A ($1.00 was 68K in the last trading session. Shares saw a steep increase in trading volume of 3.45% over the normal average daily volume.
Citizens, Inc. Class A ($1.00 (NYSE:CIA) has been the object of insider buying and selling activity recently. Dottie S. Riley, Director disclosed the sale of 14,000 shares. The shares were purchased at an average price of $10.53. Riley now owns $4,500,901 of the stock according to the SEC filing. Harold E. Riley, Director disclosed the sale of 14,000 shares of (CIA). The shares were sold on December 27th for an average price of $10.53. The Director now owns $4,500,901 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing.
Robert B. Jr Sloan, Director purchased $1,989 worth of shares at an average price of $9.70 on Thu the 8th. That brings Sloan’s holdings to $192,424 as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing.
The following firms have also recently changed their position in CIA. Bank Of Montreal /can/ augmented its investment by buying 580 shares an increase of 79.3% in the quarter. Bank Of Montreal /can/ now holds 1,311 shares with a value of $10,000. The value of the position overall is up by 42.9%. Morgan Stanley cut its ownership by selling 74,143 shares a decrease of 54.8% as of 03/31/2017. Morgan Stanley controls 61,055 shares valued at $454,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 65.8%.
Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) downsized its stake by selling 501 shares a decrease of 45.5%. Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) owns 600 shares worth $4,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 63.6%. As of quarter end State Street Corp had acquired a total of 28,806 shares growing its position 3.7%. The value of the total investment in Citizens, Inc. Class A ($1.00 went from $7,620,000 to $5,976,000 a change of $1,644,000 since the last quarter.
The company is now up by 2.76% since yesterday’s close of $7.25. The company’s P/E ratio is 58.20 and market cap is 373.10M.
Citizens, Inc. (Citizens), launched on November 8, 1977, is an insurance holding company. The Company operates in three business segments: Life Insurance, Home Service and Other Non-Insurance Enterprises. The Business’s core insurance operations include issuing and servicing the United States Dollar-denominated ordinary whole life insurance and endowment policies sold to foreign residents, located principally in Latin America and the Pacific Rim, through independent marketing consultants; ordinary whole life insurance policies to middle income households concentrated in the Midwest, Mountain West and southern United States through independent marketing consultants, and final expense and limited liability property policies to middle and lower income households in Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas through employee and independent agents in its home service distribution channel and funeral homes..