LSV Asset Management raised its position in shares of Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE:PAM) by 31.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 15,981 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,781 shares during the quarter. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in Pampa Energia were worth $571,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Barclays PLC lifted its holdings in shares of Pampa Energia by 8,216.1% during the first quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 2,578 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $154,000 after purchasing an additional 2,547 shares during the last quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. lifted its holdings in shares of Pampa Energia by 76.0% during the second quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 4,400 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $157,000 after purchasing an additional 1,900 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in shares of Pampa Energia by 170.4% during the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,996 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $179,000 after purchasing an additional 1,888 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN purchased a new position in shares of Pampa Energia during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $188,000. Finally, Comerica Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Pampa Energia by 60.1% during the second quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 5,908 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $222,000 after purchasing an additional 2,218 shares during the last quarter. 36.12% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on PAM shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Pampa Energia from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 16th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Pampa Energia from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Pampa Energia in a report on Thursday, July 12th. They set an “underperform” rating for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of Pampa Energia in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. They set an “overweight” rating and a $65.00 target price for the company. Finally, HSBC started coverage on shares of Pampa Energia in a report on Thursday. They set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 target price for the company. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Pampa Energia has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $60.75.

Shares of NYSE PAM opened at $26.03 on Friday. Pampa Energia S.A. has a twelve month low of $24.93 and a twelve month high of $72.98. The company has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.11, a PEG ratio of 0.28 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.87.

Pampa Energia (NYSE:PAM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 13th. The utilities provider reported ($2.84) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.14) by ($1.70). Pampa Energia had a return on equity of 8.21% and a net margin of 5.30%. The firm had revenue of $882.57 million during the quarter. sell-side analysts expect that Pampa Energia S.A. will post 3.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Pampa Energia Company Profile

Pampa EnergĂ­a SA, an integrated electricity company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Argentina. The company generates electricity through combined cycle gas-fired generating units, thermal generation plants, open-cycle gas turbines, and hydroelectric power generation systems, as well as through a wind farm.

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