YPF Sociedad Anonima Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (YPF)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF) were gapping up Friday morning with an open price 16% higher than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $10.45 Thursday and opened today's trading at $12.12.

The average volume for YPF Sociedad Anonima has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. YPF Sociedad Anonima has a market cap of $4.04 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 65.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

YPF SOCIEDAD ANONIMA, an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Argentina. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.3, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates YPF Sociedad Anonima as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full YPF Sociedad Anonima Ratings Report.

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