YPF (NYSE:YPF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Raymond James in a report issued on Monday, TipRanks reports.

Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered YPF from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, May 18th. ValuEngine lowered YPF from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. YPF currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.50.

Shares of YPF traded down $0.94 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $10.41. 352,236 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,857,692. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 3.15 and a beta of 1.18. YPF has a fifty-two week low of $10.26 and a fifty-two week high of $18.73. The company has a current ratio of 1.13, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $17.15.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Investors Research Corp bought a new stake in shares of YPF during the 1st quarter worth $29,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new stake in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter worth $52,000. Panagora Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter worth $112,000. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in shares of YPF during the 1st quarter worth $114,000. Finally, KBC Group NV bought a new stake in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter worth $134,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 26.62% of the company’s stock.

About YPF

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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