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How to buy YPF Sociedad Anónima stock | $4.53

Learn how to easily invest in YPF Sociedad Anónima stock.

YPF Sociedad Anónima is an oil & gas integrated business based in the US. YPF Sociedad Anónima shares (YPF) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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YPF Sociedad Anónima stock price (NYSE: YPF)

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YPF Sociedad Anónima shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$4.53
52-week range$2.98 - $5.86
50-day moving average $4.90
200-day moving average $4.59
Wall St. target price$4.51
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.089 (1.96%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.99

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YPF Sociedad Anónima price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.53 from 2021-10-18

1 week (2021-10-11) -5.03%
1 month (2021-09-17) -12.55%
3 months (2021-07-19) 10.49%
6 months (2021-04-19) 15.56%
1 year (2020-10-16) 27.25%
2 years (2019-10-18) -50.33%
3 years (2018-10-18) 14.29
5 years (2016-10-18) 19.14

Is YPF Sociedad Anónima under- or over-valued?

Valuing YPF Sociedad Anónima stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of YPF Sociedad Anónima's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

YPF Sociedad Anónima's EBITDA

YPF Sociedad Anónima's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $227.5 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a YPF Sociedad Anónima's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

YPF Sociedad Anónima financials

Revenue TTM $911.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.54%
Gross profit TTM $47.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.16%
Return on equity TTM -6.26%
Profit margin -4.2%
Book value $1,854.37
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting YPF Sociedad Anónima shares

There are currently 3.2 million YPF Sociedad Anónima shares held short by investors – that's known as YPF Sociedad Anónima's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% up from 3.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting YPF Sociedad Anónima shares can be evaluated.

YPF Sociedad Anónima's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

YPF Sociedad Anónima's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of YPF Sociedad Anónima shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of YPF Sociedad Anónima shares traded daily (recently around 1.9 million). YPF Sociedad Anónima's SIR currently stands at 1.74. In other words for every 100,000 YPF Sociedad Anónima shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1740 shares are currently held short.

However YPF Sociedad Anónima's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of YPF Sociedad Anónima shares, or, against the total number of tradable YPF Sociedad Anónima shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case YPF Sociedad Anónima's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 YPF Sociedad Anónima shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0168% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable YPF Sociedad Anónima shares, roughly 17 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against YPF Sociedad Anónima.

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YPF Sociedad Anónima share dividends

We're not expecting YPF Sociedad Anónima to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

YPF Sociedad Anónima share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, YPF Sociedad Anónima's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.98 up to $5.86. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

YPF.US volatility(beta: 2.16)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while YPF Sociedad Anónima's is 2.1573. This would suggest that YPF Sociedad Anónima's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

YPF Sociedad Anónima overview

YPF Sociedad Anónima, an energy company, operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. The company's upstream operations consist of the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Its downstream operations include the refining, marketing, transportation, and distribution of oil, petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG, and bio-fuels, as well as in gas separation and natural gas distribution operations. As of December 31, 2020, it had interests in 123 oil and gas fields; approximately 483 million barrels (mmbbl) of oil; and approximately 2,110 billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas. It also had a retail distribution network of 1,632 YPF-branded service stations; 20 exploration permits, including 16 onshore and four offshore exploration permits, as well as 103 production concessions; and 36 crude oil treatment plants and 11 pumping plants. In addition, the company owns and operates three refineries with combined annual refining capacity of approximately 116 mmbbl; approximately 2,800 kilometers of crude oil pipelines with approximately 640,000 barrels of aggregate daily transportation capacity of refined products; and crude oil tankage of approximately 7 mmbbl, as well as maintains terminal facilities at five Argentine ports. Further, it participates in 18 power generation plants with an aggregate installed capacity of 2,858 megawatts; offers diesel, fertilizers, lubricants, phytosanitary products, and ensiling bags; and supplies diesel, gasoline, fuel oil, coal, asphalts, paraffin, and sulfur, CO2, decanted oil, and aromatic extract.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of YPF Sociedad Anónima is owned by institutions?
Currently 14.431% of YPF Sociedad Anónima shares are held by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for YPF Sociedad Anónima?
YPF Sociedad Anónima's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is YPF Sociedad Anónima based?
YPF Sociedad Anónima's address is: Macacha GUeemes 515, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1106BKK
What is YPF Sociedad Anónima's ISIN number?
YPF Sociedad Anónima's international securities identification number is: US9842451000
What is YPF Sociedad Anónima's CUSIP number?
YPF Sociedad Anónima's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 984245100

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