Shares of YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 933,252 shares changed hands during mid-day 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 lowered shares of YPF SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th.

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $18.66 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.00 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 250.85.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in YPF SA stock. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in shares of YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 876.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor 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 0.21% of YPF SA worth $12,875,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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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