$0.38 EPS Expected for Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CZWI) This Quarter

Equities analysts forecast that Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CZWIGet Rating) will announce $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Citizens Community Bancorp’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.36 and the highest is $0.39. Citizens Community Bancorp posted earnings per share of $0.51 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 25.5%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Monday, January 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Citizens Community Bancorp will report full year earnings of $1.40 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.35 to $1.45. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $1.26 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.17 to $1.35. Zacks’ EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Citizens Community Bancorp.

Citizens Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CZWIGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 31st. The bank reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.18. The firm had revenue of $18.79 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.25 million. Citizens Community Bancorp had a net margin of 26.63% and a return on equity of 12.91%.

Several research firms have issued reports on CZWI. TheStreet raised shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “c-” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Monday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Citizens Community Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 13th.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CZWI. River Oaks Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of Citizens Community Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,443,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its stake in Citizens Community Bancorp by 11.0% in the 4th quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 744,236 shares of the bank’s stock worth $10,248,000 after purchasing an additional 73,685 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Citizens Community Bancorp by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 660,606 shares of the bank’s stock worth $9,097,000 after purchasing an additional 7,068 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its stake in Citizens Community Bancorp by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 653,538 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $8,986,000 after acquiring an additional 11,571 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Petiole USA ltd purchased a new position in Citizens Community Bancorp during the 4th quarter valued at about $6,325,000. 49.16% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of NASDAQ:CZWI traded up $0.15 on Tuesday, reaching $13.80. 5,723 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 16,568. The company has a market capitalization of $145.41 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.93 and a beta of 1.01. Citizens Community Bancorp has a 1-year low of $12.36 and a 1-year high of $16.49. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $15.30. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65.

The firm also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Monday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 14th were issued a $0.26 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.5%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 11th. This is an increase from Citizens Community Bancorp’s previous annual dividend of $0.23. Citizens Community Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 13.07%.

Citizens Community Bancorp Company Profile (Get Rating)

Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Citizens Community Federal N.A. that provides various traditional community banking services to businesses, agricultural operators, and consumers. The company accepts various deposit products, including demand deposits, savings and money market accounts, and certificates of deposit.

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