11,083 Shares in Citizens, Inc. (NYSE:CIA) Acquired by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Citizens, Inc. (NYSE:CIA) during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 11,083 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $74,000.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Citizens by 2.0% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,478,038 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $26,153,000 after purchasing an additional 69,365 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Citizens by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,949,787 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $16,378,000 after purchasing an additional 8,961 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of Citizens by 1.9% during the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 592,363 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $4,454,000 after purchasing an additional 10,897 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Citizens by 18.5% during the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 481,328 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $3,619,000 after purchasing an additional 75,186 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of Citizens by 41.5% during the 4th quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 71,126 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $535,000 after purchasing an additional 20,865 shares during the last quarter. 21.06% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

CIA stock opened at $7.08 on Friday. Citizens, Inc. has a 1-year low of $6.30 and a 1-year high of $8.80.

Citizens (NYSE:CIA) last posted its earnings results on Friday, May 10th. The insurance provider reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $56.45 million for the quarter. Citizens had a negative return on equity of 7.67% and a negative net margin of 5.99%.

Separately, ValuEngine raised Citizens from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 4th.

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About Citizens

Citizens, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Life Insurance and Home Service Insurance. The Life Insurance segment issues ordinary whole life insurance and endowment policies in the United States dollar-denominated amounts to international residents in approximately 20 countries through 1,110 independent marketing consultants, as well as through approximately 50 independent marketing firms and consultants throughout the United States.

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