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YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,848,871 shares, a growth of 160.1% from the May 15th total of 1,479,895 shares, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,266,108 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 0.0% of the company’s stock are short sold.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on YPF shares. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 30th. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 21st. They now have a $30.30 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima in a research note on Monday, May 19th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.65.

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) opened at 33.76 on Monday. YPF Sociedad Anonima has a 52-week low of $13.75 and a 52-week high of $34.47. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $30.54 and its 200-day moving average is $29.34. The company has a market cap of $13.237 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.20.

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 20th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.21. On average, analysts predict that YPF Sociedad Anonima will post $2.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) is an integrated oil and gas company.

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