Shares of YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $10.26 and last traded at $11.72, with a volume of 6333426 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.68.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on YPF. Zacks Investment Research downgraded YPF from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 18th. ValuEngine downgraded YPF from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st.
The company has a quick ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. The business’s 50-day moving average is $17.47. The company has a market cap of $6.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.47 and a beta of 1.18.
Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Nwam LLC raised its holdings in shares of YPF by 10.2% in the second quarter. Nwam LLC now owns 15,177 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $276,000 after buying an additional 1,402 shares during the period. Investors Research Corp purchased a new stake in shares of YPF in the first quarter worth approximately $29,000. Boston Partners raised its holdings in shares of YPF by 1.2% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 186,321 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $2,610,000 after buying an additional 2,211 shares during the period. Avalon Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of YPF by 7.4% in the first quarter. Avalon Advisors LLC now owns 70,255 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $984,000 after buying an additional 4,852 shares during the period. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of YPF in the second quarter worth approximately $112,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 26.37% of the company’s stock.
About YPF (NYSE:YPF)
YPF Sociedad Anónima, an energy company, operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It is also involved in the refining, marketing, transportation, and distribution of oil, petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG, and bio-fuels, as well as in gas separation and natural gas distribution operations.
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