YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF) Sets New 1-Year High at $5.86

YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF) shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $5.86 and last traded at $5.68, with a volume of 74029 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.15.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 26th.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.71. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $4.66 and a 200 day simple moving average of $4.51. The company has a market capitalization of $2.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.86 and a beta of 1.98.

YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 10th. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($1.22) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.84 by ($2.06). YPF Sociedad Anónima had a negative return on equity of 12.65% and a negative net margin of 4.09%. The firm had revenue of $3.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.06 billion. On average, equities research analysts predict that YPF Sociedad Anónima will post -0.5 EPS for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 22.9% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,160,060 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $45,868,000 after acquiring an additional 2,079,689 shares in the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima in the first quarter valued at $5,649,000. Marshall Wace LLP raised its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 2,047.5% in the second quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 1,376,787 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $6,444,000 after acquiring an additional 1,312,677 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC raised its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 2,098.2% in the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 1,187,439 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $5,557,000 after acquiring an additional 1,133,421 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Senvest Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima in the second quarter valued at $4,977,000. Institutional investors own 13.71% of the company’s stock.

About YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF)

YPF SA engages in the exploration, production, and distribution of oil and gas. It operates through the following segments: Upstream, Gas and Power, Downstream, Central Administration and Other. The Upstream segment sells petroleum and natural gas. The Gas and Power segment markets natural gas to third parties and downstream segment; and manages commercial and technical LNG Regasification Terminals in Bahia Blanca and Escobar.

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