YPF SA (NYSE:YPF)’s share price traded up 3.7% on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $19.59 and last traded at $19.10, with a volume of 1,004,338 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $18.42.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised YPF SA from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 4th.

The company has a market capitalization of $7.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.41. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $19.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.36.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 6th were issued a $0.136 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 1st.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in YPF SA stock. Todd Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 0.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 316,845 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 1,652 shares during the period. Todd Asset Management LLC owned about 0.08% of YPF SA worth $4,981,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

YPF Sociedad Anonima is an energy company. The Company is operating a fully integrated oil and gas chain. The Company has two segments: Exploration and Production and Downstream. The Company’s Exploration and Production segment includes exploration and production activities, natural gas and crude oil purchases, sales of natural gas and crude oil to third parties and intersegment sales of crude oil, natural gas and its byproducts.

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