Point72 Asset Management L.P. grew its stake in shares of YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 6.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 115,700 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,600 shares during the quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P.’s holdings in YPF were worth $2,578,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Brandes Investment Partners LP increased its holdings in shares of YPF by 240.2% during the 3rd quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 5,162,022 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $116,409,000 after acquiring an additional 3,644,743 shares during the last quarter. Discovery Capital Management LLC CT acquired a new position in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $58,027,000. BT Investment Management Ltd acquired a new position in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $49,585,000. Boston Partners increased its holdings in shares of YPF by 81.0% during the 3rd quarter. Boston Partners now owns 3,340,874 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $74,435,000 after acquiring an additional 1,495,591 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its holdings in shares of YPF by 14.1% during the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 8,714,237 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $190,842,000 after acquiring an additional 1,079,929 shares during the last quarter. 28.85% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of YPF SA (NYSE YPF) opened at $21.58 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,500.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 65.94 and a beta of 2.05. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13. YPF SA has a 1 year low of $15.01 and a 1 year high of $26.48.

A number of brokerages have commented on YPF. Zacks Investment Research lowered YPF from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised YPF from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $29.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Citigroup began coverage on YPF in a report on Monday, October 9th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $28.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Santander raised YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.00.

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About YPF

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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