Raymond James reissued their buy rating on shares of YPF (NYSE:YPF) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, TipRanks reports.
Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of YPF from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of YPF from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, May 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $19.50.
Shares of NYSE YPF opened at $10.52 on Monday. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $16.84 and its 200-day simple moving average is $15.45. YPF has a 52-week low of $10.26 and a 52-week high of $18.73. The firm has a market cap of $4.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.18 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a quick ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Investors Research Corp acquired a new stake in shares of YPF in the first quarter valued at about $29,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new stake in shares of YPF in the second quarter valued at about $52,000. Panagora Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of YPF in the second quarter valued at about $112,000. KBC Group NV acquired a new stake in shares of YPF in the second quarter valued at about $134,000. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of YPF in the first quarter worth about $114,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 26.62% of the company’s stock.
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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