Anderson Hoagland & Co. bought a new position in Total SA (NYSE:TOT) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 32,992 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,824,000.
A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in Total by 9.2% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 6,952,181 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $372,080,000 after purchasing an additional 587,013 shares during the last quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC boosted its position in Total by 1.1% in the third quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 3,537,378 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $189,320,000 after purchasing an additional 39,574 shares during the last quarter. Capital World Investors boosted its position in Total by 2.3% in the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 3,016,497 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $149,588,000 after purchasing an additional 69,255 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in Total by 4.2% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,542,039 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $82,501,000 after purchasing an additional 61,841 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Total by 0.6% in the third quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,481,906 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $79,133,000 after purchasing an additional 9,438 shares during the last quarter. 5.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
TOT has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Royal Bank of Canada cut Total from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 price objective on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price objective on shares of Total in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. TD Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Total from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Total presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $46.29.
Shares of Total SA (TOT) traded up $0.08 on Thursday, reaching $58.66. The company had a trading volume of 1,034,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,157,527. The company has a market cap of $146,720.00, a P/E ratio of 18.50, a PEG ratio of 2.10 and a beta of 0.79. Total SA has a 52 week low of $48.15 and a 52 week high of $59.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 1.18.
Total (NYSE:TOT) last issued its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.07 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $43.04 billion for the quarter. Total had a net margin of 4.90% and a return on equity of 9.39%. equities research analysts predict that Total SA will post 4.14 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 19th. Investors of record on Monday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.734 per share. This represents a $2.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 15th. Total’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.65%.
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Total SA (Total) is an oil and gas company. The Company has three segments: an Upstream segment, including the activities of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and the activities of gas and power; a Refining & Chemicals segment constituting an industrial hub consisting of the activities of refining, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, and also includes the activities of oil trading and shipping, and a Marketing & Services segment, including the activities of supply and marketing in the field of petroleum products, as well as the activity of New Energies.
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