Momentum Stocks in Focus: YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) , Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICON)

On 4/3/2017, Shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) closed at $24.70 in last trading day. After noting the initial trading entry at $24.40, it reached to a day’s high of $25.85 and moved to a day’s low of $24.40. The recent daily volume was 3.16 million as contrast to it’s an average volume of 1.51 million.

Technical Indicators:

The last close of the YPF Sociedad Anonima stock reflects that it traded up +10.90% from its 50-day moving average of $22.27. The stock traded above +28.63% to its 200-day MA of $19.20. Furthermore, it moved lower -4.45% from its 52-week high of $25.85 and +64.67% up from $15.00, which is 52-week low of the stock.

YPF S.A.’s (YPF) moved with shift of 4.97% in the past week. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 49.70% and performed 35.57% over the last six months. The stock currently has Monthly Volatility of 3.99% and Weekly Volatility of 3.29%.

YPF S.A., an energy company, operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. It engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The company is also involved in 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, 2015, it had interests in approximately 108 oil and gas fields; proved reserves of approximately 679 million barrels (mmbbl) of oil; and approximately 3,072 billion cubic feet of gas. The company also had a retail distribution network of 1,538 YPF-branded service stations; 38 exploration permits, including 34 onshore and 4 offshore exploration permits, as well as 108 production concessions; and 31 crude oil treatment plants and 7 pumping plants. In addition, it owns 3 refineries with annual refining capacity of approximately 116 mmbbl; approximately 2,700 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 5 Argentine ports. Additionally, the company participates in 3 power generation plants with an aggregate installed capacity of 1,622 megawatts; provides telecommunications services; and engages in the production, industrialization, processing, marketing, preparation, transportation, and storage of grains and its derivatives. It also sells diesel, fertilizers, lubricants, agrochemicals, and ensiling bags, as well as other products; and supplies fuels, lubricants, coal, asphalts, and paraffin and derivatives. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICON) finalized the last transaction at value of $7.28, with a daily change of -3.19% or -0.24 points. The company maintained volume of 957.17 thousand shares. In past trading day, the stock hit the maximum price of $7.65 and touched to minimum value of $7.20. It has a market cap of $ 414.60M.

Technical Indicators:

As of last trade close, the stock is trading  downside -32.59% from its one year high of $10.80 and moved +16.29% upward from $6.26, which is one year low of the stock.

The stock traded below -7.27% from its 50-day moving average of $7.85. Furthermore, the stock moved -16.30% to its 200-day MA of $ 8.70.

During the last month, Iconix Brand Group, Inc.’s (ICON) has changed -4.71% and performed -10.34% over the last 6 months. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.80. This rating scale contains from 1 to 5 with 5 representing a Strong Sell, 1 signifying a Strong Buy and 3 demonstrating a Hold. The Volatility was noted at 3.63% in recent month and observed Weekly Volatility of 3.97%.


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