Wall Street analysts expect that Ypf Sa (NYSE:YPF) will announce $4.02 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for YPF’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $4.08 billion and the lowest is $3.96 billion. YPF reported sales of $3.83 billion in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 5%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, September 11th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that YPF will report full year sales of $15.94 billion for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $15.88 billion to $16.05 billion. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report sales of $16.83 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $16.09 billion to $17.27 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow YPF.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised YPF from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 2nd. UBS Group downgraded YPF from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. YPF presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $27.45.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. raised its stake in shares of YPF by 42.8% during the 2nd quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 12,000 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 3,595 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $210,000. Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new stake in shares of YPF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $224,000. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC acquired a new stake in shares of YPF during the 1st quarter valued at about $231,000. Finally, Cynosure Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of YPF during the 1st quarter valued at about $320,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 25.26% of the company’s stock.

YPF stock traded up $0.24 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $15.53. The stock had a trading volume of 26,256 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,409,037. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.07 and a beta of 1.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 1.22 and a quick ratio of 0.93. YPF has a 52-week low of $13.14 and a 52-week high of $26.70.

YPF Company Profile

YPF Sociedad Anonima, an energy company, operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. The company involved in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It is also engages in the refining, marketing, transportation, and distribution of oil, petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG, and bio-fuels, as well as in gas separation and natural gas distribution operations.

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