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Montevideo, September 25th 2018 - 11:19 UTC

YPF recovers from 2016 and posts full year profit of US$ 627m for 2017

Monday, March 5th 2018 - 09:19 UTC
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Fourth-quarter profit rose to 12 billion pesos compared with 1.8 billion pesos in the year-earlier quarter and 246 million pesos in the 2017 third quarter, the company said. Fourth-quarter profit rose to 12 billion pesos compared with 1.8 billion pesos in the year-earlier quarter and 246 million pesos in the 2017 third quarter, the company said.

Argentina’s state-owned oil company YPF SA posted a full-year 2017 profit of 12.7 billion pesos (US$ 627.16 million), the company said, rebounding from a 28.4 billion-peso loss in 2016.

Fourth-quarter profit rose to 12 billion pesos compared with 1.8 billion pesos in the year-earlier quarter and 246 million pesos in the 2017 third quarter, the company said.

YPF said 2016 results had been hit by the deterioration of its properties, plant and equipment and weak global crude prices.

Last year, the company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization grew 14.7% to 66.8 billion pesos, while operating income rose to 16.1 billion pesos from a 24.2 billion-peso loss in 2016.

YPF’s net profit per share ended 2017 at 31.43 pesos, after rising to 30.59 pesos in the fourth quarter from 0.24 peso in the third quarter. (US$1 = 20.3 pesos).

Categories: Energy & Oil, Argentina.

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