Media coverage about YPF (NYSE:YPF) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. YPF earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 47.4248539008497 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
YPF has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Credit Suisse Group lowered YPF from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. JPMorgan Chase reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $33.00 target price (up previously from $29.00) on shares of YPF in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. Finally, Santander upgraded YPF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. YPF currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.50.
Shares of NYSE YPF traded down $0.25 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $21.13. The company had a trading volume of 321,249 shares, compared to its average volume of 725,317. The company has a current ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. The company has a market cap of $8,409.03, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.12 and a beta of 1.90. YPF has a 12 month low of $18.41 and a 12 month high of $26.70.
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YPF Company Profile
YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) 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 Company’s Exploration and Production segment includes exploration and production activities, natural gas and crude oil purchases, sales of natural gas, and to a lesser extent crude oil, to third parties and intersegment sales of crude oil, natural gas and its byproducts.
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