YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF) Receives $19.43 Consensus PT from Analysts

Shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFGet Free Report) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the six analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $19.43.

YPF has been the subject of several analyst reports. StockNews.com upgraded YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 8th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $10.50 to $22.00 in a report on Thursday, March 21st. UBS Group upgraded YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from $18.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Citigroup raised shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 25th.

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Institutional Trading of YPF Sociedad Anónima

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of YPF. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima during the 3rd quarter worth about $27,000. Barclays PLC raised its position in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 8,333.3% during the 2nd quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 5,060 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $75,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima by 110.1% during the 1st quarter. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC now owns 9,463 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $104,000 after buying an additional 4,959 shares in the last quarter. Ascension Capital Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima during the 3rd quarter worth about $135,000. Finally, Sei Investments Co. bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima during the 1st quarter worth about $124,000. 10.08% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

YPF Sociedad Anónima Price Performance

Shares of YPF opened at $21.17 on Friday. YPF Sociedad Anónima has a fifty-two week low of $9.57 and a fifty-two week high of $22.27. The company has a market capitalization of $8.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.32 and a beta of 1.90. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $18.55 and a 200-day simple moving average of $15.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 0.90.

YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 6th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $2.00 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.95 by ($0.95). YPF Sociedad Anónima had a negative net margin of 7.58% and a positive return on equity of 17.33%. The company had revenue of $4.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.47 billion. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that YPF Sociedad Anónima will post 6.14 earnings per share for the current year.

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. 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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