YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) shares traded down 1.1% on Monday . The stock traded as low as $18.74 and last traded at $19.00, with a volume of 506,799 shares. The stock had previously closed at $19.22.

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

The company has a 50-day moving average of $19.97 and a 200 day moving average of $18.35. The company has a market capitalization of $7.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.399.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 6th were paid a $0.136 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 1st.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in YPF SA stock. Todd Asset Management LLC raised its stake in YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) by 0.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the 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 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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