YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF): Interesting things to know About YPF


YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 2.25% or $0.15 shares. The trading starts at $6.98 and closed at $6.66 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $6.59 and day high was $7.30 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Energy sector daily volume shifted to 3.86 million while its average volume is 2.04M. In other hand, the YPF market cap reached to $4.60B. While, its current target price is $7.70.

On July 2, 2020, UPDATE 1-Argentina energy giant YPF seeks $1 bln swap to delay 2021 bond. According to the news reported on Reuters, Argentine state energy giant YPF on Thursday that it was seeking a swap deal on $1 billion of international bonds to push back payments currently due in March 2021, a move which comes as the sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 5.09% and up 9.13% for month. Its quarterly performance was 86.07% above, while its half year performance is down -29.79%. YPF yearly performance stood at negative -56.01% and fall -41.19% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for YPF Sociedad Anonima is 3.20.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. YPF EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -0.69. EPS for this year is -176.30%, while for the next year its value is -0.22. Its EPS Q/Q reached 271.50%. It has an EPS of -39.40% down for past five years and for the next five years will be down -6.39%.

On the other hand, target price ranges from $2.80 – $12.60. Average target price for YPF was reached at $7.33.

Blackrock Inc., Brandes Investment Partners L.P. and State Street Corporation are the top three holders in YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 9.34 million shares which valued 38.95 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Brandes Investment Partners L.P. owned 8.84 million shares which valued at 36.86 million. On Mar 30, 2020, State Street Corporation has a total of 5.55 million shares which valued at 23.16 million. In the end, State Street Corporation have 3.22% shares outstanding of YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 99.50% and institutional holding shifted to 15.00%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -0.69. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 6 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.7, while -0.16 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for YPF published in the report was -$1.25 – -$0.07 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was -0.16 which is lower than 0.26 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for YPF fall -6.18% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 14.35% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 5.99%. The moving average value for YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) is 5.99 and 6.15 for 200 and 50 days respectively.