Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) (CIA): Price and Financial Metrics

Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) (CIA): $4.31

0.38 (+9.67%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where CIA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.36% of US stocks.
  • CIA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 48 days.
  • CIA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 12.82% of US stocks).

CIA Stock Summary

  • Citizens Inc's stock had its IPO on December 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 89.01% of US equities in our set.
  • CIA's current price/earnings ratio is 1,125.56, which is higher than 99.19% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Citizens Inc is higher than it is for about just 0.47% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Citizens Inc are CWCO, WNC, KOF, TIXT, and PPC.
  • CIA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Citizens Inc's official web site, go to

CIA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, CIA's EV/EBIT ratio is 475.58% lower, now standing at -32.3.
  • CIA's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • CIA's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CIA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CIA 2018-06-20 1.5 1.8 -9.6 -254.4
CIA 2017-02-09 1.9 1.7 -1626.2 150.2
CIA 2010-05-24 1.7 1.5 24.7 17.5
CIA 2005-09-20 2.1 2.0 30.0 24.0
CIA 2005-09-07 2.1 2.0 30.1 24.1
CIA 2003-09-26 3.0 2.2 220.4 136.8

CIA Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -46.56%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 5.98%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -32.83%.
CIA's revenue has moved up $1,587,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows CIA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 245.593 38.588 0.188
2021-06-30 243.834 29.26 -4.928
2021-03-31 238.617 36.55 -10.977
2020-12-31 238.856 48.834 -10.988
2020-09-30 243.694 55.326 -7.575
2020-06-30 245.336 69.369 2.386

CIA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CIA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 35.94% of graded US stocks.
  • CIA's asset turnover comes in at 0.134 -- ranking 103rd of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • DGICA, JRVR, and ESNT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CIA.

The table below shows CIA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.134 0.359 -0.004
2021-03-31 0.131 0.344 -0.007
2020-12-31 0.132 0.344 -0.007
2020-09-30 0.137 0.358 -0.003
2020-06-30 0.140 0.370 0.003
2020-03-31 0.141 0.363 0.001

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CIA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.31 52-week high $6.99
Prev. close $3.93 52-week low $2.45
Day low $3.84 Volume 6,592,800
Day high $4.52 Avg. volume 185,569
50-day MA $3.45 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.87 Market Cap 217.69M

Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) (CIA) Company Bio

Citizens, Inc. provides life insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company’s Life Insurance segment offers ordinary whole-life, burial insurance, pre-need, and accident and health related policies in the Midwest and southern United States, as well as ordinary whole-life policies and endowment policies to non-U.S. residents. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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Latest CIA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Citizens Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CIA as an investment opportunity.

Iran tries alleged leader of US-based ''terrorist group''

TEHRAN: Iran on Sunday put on trial the alleged leader of a US-based "terrorist group" accused of being behind a deadly mosque bombing in 2008, the judiciary said. Iran-born Jamshid Sharmahd, 66, who is also a German national and a US resident, is charged with spreading "corruption on earth", one of the most severe charges in the Islamic republic, and which carries the death penalty. "The trial of Jamshid Sharmahd, the leader of the Tondar terrorist group, was held in public this morning," the Judiciary''s Mizan Online agency said. Sharmahd is "accused of corruption on earth by planning and directing terrorist acts," it added, citing the indictment. It includes "the bombing of a mosque in Shiraz (southern Iran) on April 12, 2008, which killed 14 people and injured approximately 300 othe...

Business Recorder | February 6, 2022


Citizens National Life Insurance Company ("Citizens National"), a subsidiary of Citizens, Inc. (NYSE: CIA) announces the launch of its new Critical Illness Coverage product. This will be Citizens National's third product launched in the past 12 months. The company is focused on developing products that provide value and benefits for their policyholders.

Yahoo | January 21, 2022


Citizens, Inc. (NYSE: CIA) today announced that Gerald W. Shields has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective on January 1, 2022. Mr. Shields has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since August of 2020 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2017. Mr. Shields will remain on the Board and continue to serve as Vice-Chairman, a position he assumed in February of 2020.

Yahoo | December 21, 2021

Security Plan Announces Launch Of Critical Illness Product

Security Plan Life Insurance Company ("Security Plan"), a subsidiary of Citizens, Inc. (NYSE: CIA) announces the launch of its new Critical Illness Coverage product.

Yahoo | December 1, 2021

Citizens Announces Q3 2021 Financial Results

Citizens, Inc. (NYSE: CIA) today announced Q3 2021 financial results showing ($0.06) loss per share, a $0.10 improvement over the prior year. The increase is boosted by lower operating expenses due to the Change-in-Control expenses in 2020 and higher realized gains this year, partially offset by higher hurricane losses and adverse mortality during the third quarter due partly to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Yahoo | November 4, 2021

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CIA Price Returns

1-mo 35.11%
3-mo 0.94%
6-mo -23.31%
1-year -21.64%
3-year -39.12%
5-year -38.52%
YTD -18.83%
2021 -7.33%
2020 -15.11%
2019 -10.24%
2018 2.31%
2017 -25.15%

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