Ameriprise Financial Inc. lowered its stake in shares of YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 2.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 497,192 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 13,575 shares during the quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.13% of YPF worth $11,078,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of YPF. Victory Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of YPF in the third quarter worth about $112,000. Pacad Investment Ltd. raised its position in YPF by 76.5% during the second 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. LSV Asset Management raised its position in YPF by 69.6% during the second 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. Private Advisory Group LLC raised its position in YPF by 53.7% during the second quarter. Private Advisory Group LLC now owns 13,281 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $291,000 after acquiring an additional 4,638 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position in YPF by 2.2% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 13,595 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $298,000 after acquiring an additional 295 shares in the last quarter. 28.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of YPF SA (YPF) opened at $21.01 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 0.96. YPF SA has a 1-year low of $15.00 and a 1-year high of $26.48. The company has a market capitalization of $8,298.90, a P/E ratio of 65.94 and a beta of 2.04.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Santander upgraded YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Citigroup assumed coverage on YPF in a research report on Monday, October 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $28.00 price target for the company. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded YPF from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $28.00.

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YPF 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for YPF (NYSE:YPF)

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