The stock last traded at $24.21 a great deal higher than $21.61, the stock’s 50 day moving average and which is a tad above the 200 day moving average of $22.38. The 50 day moving average moved up $2.60 and the 200 day average went up by +8.18%. YPF Sociedad Anonima shares had a trading volume of 844K in the last trading session. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 19.05% under the normal average daily volume.
Traders are a little more bearish on YPF Sociedad Anonima of late if you take note of the uptick in short interest. The firm had a rise in short interest from September 15, 2017 to September 29, 2017 of 32.78%. Short interest increased 663,757 over that timeframe. Days to cover decreased from 3.0 to 2.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.01% on September 29.
Additionally, here are a few investment firms who have increased or decreased their stake in (YPF). As of quarter end Seven Eight Capital, LLC had disposed of 200 shares trimming its holdings by 0.3%. The value of the investment in (YPF) increased from $1,344,000 to $1,370,000 a change of 1.9% for the reporting period. As of the end of the quarter Fisher Asset Management, LLC had bought a total of 1,508 shares growing its position 13.4%. The value of the company’s investment in YPF Sociedad Anonima went from $246,000 to $284,000 increasing 15.4% quarter to quarter.
As of quarter end Exane Derivatives had bought a total of 5,121 shares growing its stake by 16.4%. The value of the total investment in YPF Sociedad Anonima increased from $681,947,000 to $807,872,000 a change of $125,925,000 quarter over quarter. As of the end of the quarter Bank Of Montreal /can/ had sold a total of 11,056 shares trimming its holdings by 3.4%. The value of the investment in YPF Sociedad Anonima went from $7,212,000 to $7,090,000 a change of 1.7% since the last quarter.
As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $-4.17 and is expected to be $0.62 for the current year with 392,592,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $0.15 with next year’s EPS projected to be $1.44.
YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF), launched on June 02, 1977, is an energy company. The Company is operating a fully integrated oil and gas chain. The Company operates through the segments, including Exploration and Production, Downstream, and Corporate and Other. The Business’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. The Business’s Downstream segment is involved in the refining, transport, purchase of crude oil and natural gas from third parties and intersegment sales, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, refined products, petrochemicals, electric power generation and natural gas distribution. The Business’s Corporate and Other segment carries out other activities..