Ypf Sociedad Anonima (YPF) Shareholder Knighthead Capital Management Decreased Position as Valuation Rose; As Cooper Cos (COO) Stock Rose, Fil LTD Increased Its Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Tom Wagner decreased its stake in Ypf Sociedad Anonima (YPF) by 1.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Knighthead Capital Management Llc sold 32,725 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.43% with the market. The hedge fund run by Tom Wagner held 2.15M shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $47.99 million, down from 2.19M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Knighthead Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Ypf Sociedad Anonima for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.06 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $22.89. About 1.07M shares traded. YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) has risen 17.75% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.05% the S&P500.

Fil Ltd increased its stake in Cooper Cos Inc (COO) by 1.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fil Ltd bought 4,261 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 274,896 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $65.18 million, up from 270,635 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fil Ltd who had been investing in Cooper Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.27B market cap company. The stock increased 1.76% or $3.97 during the last trading session, reaching $229.79. About 323,975 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 33.48% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.53, from 1.66 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 17 investors sold YPF shares while 36 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 105.66 million shares or 2.82% less from 108.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Discovery Cap Lc Ct has 1.34% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). Hsbc Holding Public Limited Company has 0.01% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) for 191,473 shares. Moreover, Stevens Mgmt LP has 0.03% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). Barclays Public Limited Com invested in 0% or 45,393 shares. Assetmark Incorporated reported 337 shares. 880,385 were accumulated by Redwood Capital Mngmt Ltd Company. Northern Trust Corp invested 0% of its portfolio in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). Moreover, Jfs Wealth Advsr Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) for 166,486 shares. Paloma Ptnrs Management Communications accumulated 18,181 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 235,300 shares or 0.71% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 797,528 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has invested 0.01% in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). Glendon Capital Mngmt LP owns 52,250 shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. Quantitative Management Limited Liability Com holds 137,500 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering YPF SA (NYSE:YPF), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. YPF SA had 12 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 11. Tudor Pickering upgraded YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) on Tuesday, January 26 to “Buy” rating. Santander upgraded YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) on Monday, December 11 to “Buy” rating. The stock of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by J.P. Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, November 23. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of YPF in report on Wednesday, October 25 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, December 7. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Deutsche Bank. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 3 by JP Morgan. The stock of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 9.

Analysts await YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) to report earnings on April, 6. They expect $0.04 earnings per share, down 85.71% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.28 per share. YPF’s profit will be $17.57M for 143.06 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.01 actual earnings per share reported by YPF Sociedad Anonima for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 300.00% EPS growth.

Fil Ltd, which manages about $34.88 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB) by 542,316 shares to 468,999 shares, valued at $18.41 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 449,248 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 12.82 million shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IEV).

Among 15 analysts covering Cooper (NYSE:COO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Cooper had 56 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. William Blair maintained the shares of COO in report on Friday, September 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Goldman Sachs. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Tuesday, July 4 with “Buy” rating. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of COO in report on Friday, December 4 to “Neutral” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, December 7. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy”. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 15 by Jefferies.

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