Deltec Asset Management LLC raised its stake in YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 68.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 29,500 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Deltec Asset Management LLC’s holdings in YPF SA were worth $566,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Group LTD increased its stake in YPF SA by 1.4% in the first quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 855,000 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $15,287,000 after buying an additional 12,000 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in YPF SA by 31.1% in the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 261,196 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $4,670,000 after buying an additional 61,957 shares in the last quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in YPF SA during the second quarter valued at about $194,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in YPF SA by 88.1% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 139,265 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $2,490,000 after buying an additional 65,232 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors Inc. increased its stake in YPF SA by 40.6% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 201,679 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $3,606,000 after buying an additional 58,286 shares in the last quarter.

YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) traded up 3.50% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $17.47. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 550,859 shares. The firm has a market cap of $6.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 253.19 and a beta of 1.72. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $17.70 and a 200-day moving average of $18.88. YPF SA has a 52-week low of $12.67 and a 52-week high of $22.49.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded YPF SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th.

About YPF SA

YPF Sociedad Anonima is an energy company. The Company is operating a fully integrated oil and gas chain. The Company has two segments: Exploration and Production and Downstream. The Company’s Exploration and Production segment includes exploration and production activities, natural gas and crude oil purchases, sales of natural gas and crude oil to third parties and intersegment sales of crude oil, natural gas and its byproducts.

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