YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a $26.00 price target on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target points to a potential upside of 13.24% from the company’s current price.

According to Zacks, “YPF Sociedad Anonima is an international energy company, based on the integrated business of hydrocarbons, focalized in Latin America, with high standards of efficiency, profitability and responsibility. They have a dominant position in Argentina’s exploration, production, refining and marketing sectors, as well as a growing presence in petrochemicals. “

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima in a research note on Monday, October 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $28.00 target price for the company. Credit Suisse Group set a $27.00 target price on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.58.

YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) opened at 22.96 on Thursday. YPF Sociedad Anonima has a 12 month low of $15.00 and a 12 month high of $26.48. The stock’s market cap is $9.01 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $21.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.43.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Rational Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima during the 2nd quarter valued at about $136,000. Pacad Investment Ltd. grew its stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima by 76.5% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 9,000 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $197,000 after acquiring an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima during the 1st quarter valued at about $225,000. LSV Asset Management grew its stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima by 69.6% during the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 9,500 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $208,000 after acquiring an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fisher Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima during the 2nd quarter valued at about $246,000. 29.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

YPF Sociedad Anonima Company Profile

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

According to Zacks, “YPF Sociedad Anonima is an international energy company, based on the integrated business of hydrocarbons, focalized in Latin America, with high standards of efficiency, profitability and responsibility. They have a dominant position in Argentina’s exploration, production, refining and marketing sectors, as well as a growing presence in petrochemicals. “

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima in a research note on Monday, October 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $28.00 target price for the company. Credit Suisse Group set a $27.00 target price on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.58.

YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) opened at 22.96 on Thursday. YPF Sociedad Anonima has a 12 month low of $15.00 and a 12 month high of $26.48. The stock’s market cap is $9.01 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $21.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.43.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research” was first reported by The Ledger Gazette and is the sole property of of The Ledger Gazette. If you are viewing this report on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and international copyright and trademark law. The legal version of this report can be read at https://ledgergazette.com/2017/10/21/ypf-sociedad-anonima-ypf-stock-rating-upgraded-by-zacks-investment-research.html.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Rational Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima during the 2nd quarter valued at about $136,000. Pacad Investment Ltd. grew its stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima by 76.5% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 9,000 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $197,000 after acquiring an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima during the 1st quarter valued at about $225,000. LSV Asset Management grew its stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima by 69.6% during the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 9,500 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $208,000 after acquiring an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fisher Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima during the 2nd quarter valued at about $246,000. 29.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

YPF Sociedad Anonima Company Profile

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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