YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF) Cut to “Buy” at StockNews.com

StockNews.com downgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFGet Rating) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report published on Wednesday.

Separately, UBS Group upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from a sell rating to a neutral rating and set a $3.30 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 30th.

YPF Sociedad Anónima Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:YPF opened at $3.75 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $1.47 billion, a PE ratio of 5.86 and a beta of 1.83. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $3.53 and its 200-day moving average is $4.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a current ratio of 1.25. YPF Sociedad Anónima has a 52 week low of $2.82 and a 52 week high of $5.86.

YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 11th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.46. The company had revenue of $3.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.58 billion. YPF Sociedad Anónima had a net margin of 1.76% and a return on equity of 3.90%. Sell-side analysts predict that YPF Sociedad Anónima will post 2.73 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On YPF Sociedad Anónima

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. acquired a new position in YPF Sociedad Anónima in the fourth quarter valued at $676,000. LMR Partners LLP bought a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anónima in the fourth quarter valued at $188,000. DGS Capital Management LLC increased its stake in YPF Sociedad Anónima by 75.1% in the first quarter. DGS Capital Management LLC now owns 19,853 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $96,000 after purchasing an additional 8,516 shares in the last quarter. Marathon Asset Management LP bought a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anónima in the fourth quarter valued at $1,516,000. Finally, MQS Management LLC bought a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anónima in the fourth quarter valued at $60,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 9.34% of the company’s stock.

YPF Sociedad Anónima Company Profile

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YPF Sociedad Anónima, an energy company, engages in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. The company's upstream operations include the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and NGLs. Its downstream operations include the refining, marketing, transportation, and distribution of oil, petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG, and bio-fuels, as well as in gas separation, natural gas distribution operations, and power generation.

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