Activity Alert for YPF S.A.

Posted on 06/15/2012 by Tom Kaplan


NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- YPF S.A. witnessed a record number of call and put contracts during the busy trading session. There were 1.2 call contracts traded for each put contract yielding a 0.84 put/call ratio where 5,233 put and 6,227 call contracts exchanged hands.

Options can be used as predictors of stock behavior. Investors can use put/call ratios as technical indicators to read for signs of institutional sentiment. The put/call ratios offer insight to investors and can be used as either a direct or contrarian indicator for trading decisions. Unusual volume provides reliable clues that the stock is expected to make a move.

YPF is trading below the 50 day moving average and lower than the 200 day moving average. Shares of YPF S.A. closed at $11.17, up $0.72 (+6.89%) in the last trading session. Today's volume of 8M shares is greater than the average volume of 1M shares.

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