YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPF) Price Target Increased to $20.00 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFFree Report) had its target price upped by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $18.50 to $20.00 in a research note released on Tuesday morning, Benzinga reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a neutral rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. UBS Group raised shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from a neutral rating to a buy rating and lifted their price target for the company from $18.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Citigroup cut shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from a buy rating to a neutral rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $20.00 to $24.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. StockNews.com upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, May 21st. Bank of America upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, May 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima from an underweight rating to an equal weight rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $10.50 to $22.00 in a report on Thursday, March 21st. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $21.73.

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YPF Sociedad Anónima Price Performance

YPF stock opened at $22.25 on Tuesday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $21.45 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.29. The company has a market capitalization of $8.75 billion, a P/E ratio of -8.69 and a beta of 1.86. YPF Sociedad Anónima has a 52-week low of $9.57 and a 52-week high of $24.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a current ratio of 0.95.

YPF Sociedad Anónima (NYSE:YPFGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 6th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $2.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.95 by ($0.95). YPF Sociedad Anónima had a negative net margin of 5.78% and a positive return on equity of 20.70%. The business had revenue of $4.19 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.47 billion. As a group, equities analysts expect that YPF Sociedad Anónima will post 5.38 EPS for the current year.

Institutional Trading of YPF Sociedad Anónima

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in YPF. Transcendent Capital Group LLC bought a new stake in YPF Sociedad Anónima in the first quarter worth about $28,000. Headlands Technologies LLC bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima in the first quarter valued at approximately $113,000. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima in the third quarter valued at approximately $171,000. Sowell Financial Services LLC bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $229,000. Finally, Kestra Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in shares of YPF Sociedad Anónima in the third quarter valued at approximately $270,000. Institutional investors own 10.08% of the company’s stock.

About YPF Sociedad Anónima

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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, and natural gas. The company's downstream operations include petrochemical production and crude oil refining; transportation and distribution refined and petrochemical products; commercialization of crude oil, petrochemical products, and specialties.

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