YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday . 933,252 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 7% from the previous session’s volume of 1,001,558 shares.The stock last traded at $18.00 and had previously closed at $18.11.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded YPF SA from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $7.11 billion and a P/E ratio of 254.65. The company has a 50 day moving average of $18.70 and a 200-day moving average of $18.87.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in YPF SA stock. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 876.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 819,043 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 735,164 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can owned approximately 0.21% of YPF SA worth $12,875,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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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