ValuEngine upgraded shares of YPF (NYSE:YPF) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports.

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on YPF. Credit Suisse Group cut YPF from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised YPF from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, October 19th. Finally, Raymond James reissued a buy rating on shares of YPF in a research report on Monday, August 12th.

Shares of YPF stock opened at $9.09 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. YPF has a 12-month low of $8.04 and a 12-month high of $18.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.59 billion, a P/E ratio of 2.75 and a beta of 1.47. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $9.34 and its 200 day moving average is $12.62.

YPF (NYSE:YPF) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.67. The business had revenue of $3.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.52 billion. YPF had a negative net margin of 0.39% and a positive return on equity of 4.89%. As a group, equities analysts predict that YPF will post 0.4 earnings per share for the current year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of YPF. Marathon Asset Management LP purchased a new stake in YPF during the third quarter valued at approximately $3,052,000. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of YPF in the 3rd quarter worth $1,801,000. Voloridge Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in YPF by 1,130.3% in the 3rd quarter. Voloridge Investment Management LLC now owns 178,892 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $1,655,000 after purchasing an additional 164,351 shares during the period. Canyon Capital Advisors LLC lifted its position in YPF by 305.1% during the third quarter. Canyon Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,845,480 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $26,321,000 after purchasing an additional 2,143,005 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in YPF by 99.8% during the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 5,723 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $53,000 after purchasing an additional 2,858 shares during the period. 19.98% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

YPF Company Profile

YPF Sociedad AnĂ³nima, 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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