YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF) is -5.96% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $2.25 and a high of $11.02 in the current 52-week trading range. The YPF stock was last observed hovering at around $4.69 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.27% off its average median price target of $4.65 for the next 12 months. It is also 51.16% off the consensus price target high of $9.05 offered by 12 analysts, but current levels are -47.33% lower than the price target low of $3.00 for the same period.
Even if you’re not actively in crypto, you deserve to know what’s actually going on...
Because while leading assets such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are climbing in value, a select group of public “crypto stocks” are surging right along with them. More importantly, these stocks are outpacing the returns these leading crypto assets aren already producing.
Click here to get the full story… along with our long list of backdoor Bitcoin strategies. It’s free. .
Currently trading at $4.42, the stock is -12.58% and -6.87% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.34 million and changing -5.76% at the moment leaves the stock -9.40% off its SMA200. YPF registered -58.54% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -28.71%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $5.1141 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $5.0275.
The stock witnessed a -14.01% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 14.21%, and is -2.21% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 4.78% over the week and 4.74% over the month.
YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) has around 22032 employees, a market worth around $3.16B and $8.12B in sales. Fwd P/E is 20.46. Profit margin for the company is -18.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 96.44% and -59.89% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-3.80%).
YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) is a “Underweight”. 12 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.50, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 6 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
YPF Sociedad Anonima is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/13/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.5 with sales reaching $2.39B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -176.30% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -32.20% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -31.50% in year-over-year returns.
YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) Top Institutional Holders
176 institutions hold shares in YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF), with 78.66k shares held by insiders accounting for 0.02% while institutional investors hold 17.13% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 392.53M, and float is at 172.45M with Short Float at 2.87%. Institutions hold 17.13% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Wellington Management Company, LLP with over 11.43 million shares valued at $40.82 million. The investor’s holdings represent 6.64% of the YPF Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 9.67 million shares valued at $34.52 million to account for 5.61% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Brandes Investment Partners L.P. which holds 8.22 million shares representing 4.77% and valued at over $29.34 million, while State Street Corporation holds 3.70% of the shares totaling 6.38 million with a market value of $22.76 million.
YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (PBR) that is trading -27.11% down over the past 12 months. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is -32.25% down on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -27.47% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 6.31 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 3.52.