Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Takes Position in YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF)

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acquired a new position in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFFree Report) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 33,425 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, valued at approximately $409,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Helikon Investments Ltd boosted its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 18.5% in the third quarter. Helikon Investments Ltd now owns 11,823,432 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $144,837,000 after buying an additional 1,845,105 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. boosted its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 38.2% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 3,149,290 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $46,893,000 after buying an additional 870,233 shares during the period. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 4.6% in the fourth quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,825,934 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $25,970,000 after buying an additional 124,317 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 11.0% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,664,285 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $24,485,000 after buying an additional 263,669 shares during the period. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP lifted its stake in YPF Sociedad Anónima by 11.2% during the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,890,706 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $9,132,000 after purchasing an additional 191,180 shares during the last quarter. 10.21% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. StockNews.com cut YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Citigroup upgraded YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. The Goldman Sachs Group upgraded YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $8.50 to $17.10 in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded YPF Sociedad Anónima from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $8.50 to $16.00 in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.90.

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YPF Sociedad Anónima Stock Up 5.2 %

Shares of YPF opened at $16.64 on Monday. YPF Sociedad Anónima has a 52 week low of $8.73 and a 52 week high of $18.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.54 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.42 and a beta of 1.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a current ratio of 0.95. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $16.71 and a 200-day moving average of $14.37.

YPF Sociedad Anónima Profile

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YPF Sociedad Anónima, an energy company, engages in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. Its upstream operations include the exploration, exploitation, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and NGLs. The company's downstream operations include the refining, marketing, and distribution of oil and petroleum products, as well as petroleum derivatives, such as petrochemicals, hydrocarbons, non-fossil fuels, biofuels, and related components; and production of hydrocarbons electric power.

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