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Shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday , Stock Ratings News reports. The company traded as high as $41.74 and last traded at $39.19, with a volume of 6,336,861 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $35.59.

A number of research firms have recently commented on YPF. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They now have a $39.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima in a research note on Friday, July 11th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. Finally, 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. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. YPF Sociedad Anonima presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.33.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $34.84 and its 200-day moving average is $30.17. The company has a market cap of $15.256 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.92.

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 20th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.21. On average, analysts predict that YPF Sociedad Anonima will post $2.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

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