Nwam LLC trimmed its holdings in YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 18.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 14,625 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 3,207 shares during the period. Nwam LLC’s holdings in YPF were worth $335,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of YPF. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in shares of YPF by 15.1% during the 3rd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 15,648 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $349,000 after purchasing an additional 2,053 shares during the last quarter. American Trust Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of YPF by 1.8% during the 4th quarter. American Trust Investment Advisors LLC now owns 130,430 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $2,988,000 after purchasing an additional 2,340 shares during the last quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP boosted its stake in shares of YPF by 163.2% during the 3rd quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP now owns 5,000 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $111,000 after purchasing an additional 3,100 shares during the last quarter. BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd boosted its stake in shares of YPF by 1.6% during the 3rd quarter. BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd now owns 271,258 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $6,044,000 after purchasing an additional 4,348 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its stake in shares of YPF by 29.7% during the 3rd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 19,060 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $425,000 after purchasing an additional 4,360 shares during the last quarter. 28.86% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) opened at $22.79 on Wednesday. YPF SA has a 12 month low of $18.41 and a 12 month high of $26.70. The stock has a market cap of $8,306.77, a PE ratio of 71.22 and a beta of 1.95. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13.

YPF (NYSE:YPF) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.09). YPF had a return on equity of 1.71% and a net margin of 0.89%. The company had revenue of $3.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.54 billion. sell-side analysts predict that YPF SA will post 0.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

YPF has been the topic of several analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of YPF from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Santander raised shares of YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of YPF from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $29.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.00.

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About YPF

YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) is an energy company. The Company is operating a fully integrated oil and gas chain. The Company operates through the segments, including Exploration and Production, Downstream, and Corporate and Other. The Company’s Exploration and Production segment includes exploration and production activities, natural gas and crude oil purchases, sales of natural gas, and to a lesser extent crude oil, to third parties and intersegment sales of crude oil, natural gas and its byproducts.

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