There is no way YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) can keep these numbers up

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF) stock fell -1.70% on Friday to $12.71 against a previous-day closing price of $12.93. With 1.55 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 2.02 million shares. During the session, the Oil & Gas Integrated company that operates in wider Energy sector, reached to the highest price of $12.96 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $12.62. The 52-week range on YPF shows that it touched its highest point at $16.19 and its lowest point at $5.99 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $12.26. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.57.

Top 5 EV Tech Stocks to Buy for 2023

The electric vehicle boom is accelerating – and fast. According a new report published by BloombergNEF, annual spending on passenger EVs hit $388 billion in 2022, up 53% from the year before. Like we said, the boom is accelerating – and the time to buy EV-related tech stocks is now. Get our free report, "Top 5 EV Tech Stocks to Buy for 2023".

Click Here to Download the FREE Report.


Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of YPF was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 0.39%, but this was down by -13.12% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -5.50% while six-month performance rose 33.51%. The stock gained 74.11% in the past year, while it has gained 38.30% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for YPF yields 2.20 with Next year EPS estimates of 3.38. For the next quarter, that number is 0.82. This implies an EPS growth rate of -43.20% for this year and 5.00% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 391.49 million YPF shares are outstanding with a float of 387.46 million shares on hand for trading. On Aug 30, 2023, short shares totaled 2.2 million, which was 0.56% higher than short shares on Jul 30, 2023. In addition to Mr. Pablo Anibal Iuliano as the firm’s CEO & Director, Mr. Alejandro Daniel Lew serves as its Chief Financial Officer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 50.11% of YPF’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company. Other institutions hold 9.30% of YPF, in contrast to 1.13% held by mutual funds. Shares owned by individuals account for –. As the largest shareholder in YPF with 2.54% of the stake, Helikon Investments Ltd. holds 9,978,327 shares worth 9,978,327. A second-largest stockholder of YPF, TT International Asset Management, holds 2,852,343 shares, controlling over 0.73% of the firm’s shares. Arrowstreet Capital LP is the third largest shareholder in YPF, holding 2,825,934 shares or 0.72% stake. With a 0.14% stake in YPF, the Lumyna – MW TOPS UCITS Fund is the largest stakeholder. A total of 558,968 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The Andra AP Fonden, which owns about 0.10% of YPF stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 410,900 shares valued at 5.93 million. Objectif Actions Emergentes holds 0.09% of the stake in YPF, owning 355,262 shares worth 5.13 million.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on Jun 29, 2023, YPF reported revenue of $578.01B and operating income of $100.36B. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $258.52B and diluted EPS was $236.84.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for YPF since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With YPF analysts setting a high price target of $17.10 and a low target of $6.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $12.55. Based on these targets, YPF could surge 34.54% to reach the target high and fall by -52.79% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a decline of -1.26% from current levels.

EPS: Estimates vs Actual

It is also common to use earnings estimates to evaluate a firm’s growth potential and to determine trading strategy.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *