Ypf Sociedad Anonima (YPF) Stock Value Declined While Brandes Investment Partners LP Raised Stake by $12.80 Million; Rti Surgical (RTIX) Holder Spark Investment Management Lowered Position as Shares Rose

June 1, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Brandes Investment Partners Lp increased its stake in Ypf Sociedad Anonima (YPF) by 10.44% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brandes Investment Partners Lp bought 609,566 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.83% with the market. The institutional investor held 6.45M shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $139.43M, up from 5.84M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brandes Investment Partners Lp who had been investing in Ypf Sociedad Anonima for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.78 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $18.16. About 2.16 million shares traded or 91.74% up from the average. YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) has declined 21.52% since June 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.09% the S&P500.

Spark Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Rti Surgical Inc (RTIX) by 66.48% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spark Investment Management Llc sold 79,342 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.25% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 40,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $184,000, down from 119,342 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Spark Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Rti Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $288.59 million market cap company. It closed at $4.55 lastly. It is down 10.78% since June 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.35% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.33, from 1.45 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 20 investors sold YPF shares while 37 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 95.89 million shares or 0.14% less from 96.02 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Point72 Asset Management Lp holds 0.15% or 1.64 million shares. Northern Tru holds 0% or 766,025 shares. California-based Globeflex Capital LP has invested 0.2% in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). One Trading LP holds 262,526 shares. Brandes Invest Prns Lp invested in 2.98% or 6.45M shares. Altrinsic Global Advsr Lc owns 0.04% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) for 47,640 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Inc has 19,127 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Susquehanna International Gru Llp holds 0% or 191,293 shares. Moreover, Verition Fund Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0.06% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) for 35,682 shares. Finepoint Capital Ltd Partnership owns 4.27M shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 176,617 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 341,538 shares. Millennium Management Ltd Co invested in 0.02% or 620,609 shares. Quantbot Techs Lp reported 14,992 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Glendon Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 52,250 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio.

Brandes Investment Partners Lp, which manages about $26.91 billion and $4.69 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Embraer S A (NYSE:ERJ) by 1.09M shares to 17.00 million shares, valued at $441.50 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 83,905 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 47,256 shares, and cut its stake in Avnet Inc (NYSE:AVT).

Another recent and important YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “YPF Sociedad Anonima’s (YPF) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 09, 2018.

Among 9 analysts covering YPF SA (NYSE:YPF), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. YPF SA had 14 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering to “Buy”. Santander upgraded YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) on Monday, December 11 to “Buy” rating. The stock of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 9. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 20 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Zacks. Credit Suisse downgraded YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) on Monday, January 29 to “Hold” rating. JP Morgan upgraded YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) on Wednesday, October 25 to “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Wednesday, October 25. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of YPF in report on Thursday, November 3 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 7 to “Sell”.

Analysts await RTI Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTIX) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.02 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.02 per share. RTIX’s profit will be $1.27M for 56.88 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.01 actual earnings per share reported by RTI Surgical, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 100.00% EPS growth.

Spark Investment Management Llc, which manages about $1.26B and $1.57 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mallinckrodt Pub Ltd Co (NYSE:MNK) by 133,300 shares to 636,700 shares, valued at $9.22 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE:VRX) by 124,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 163,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Netgear Inc (NASDAQ:NTGR).

Among 2 analysts covering RTI Surgical (NASDAQ:RTIX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. RTI Surgical had 2 analyst reports since October 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Craig Hallum to “Buy”. Canaccord Genuity downgraded RTI Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTIX) on Friday, October 30 to “Hold” rating.

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