Baird Financial Group Inc. increased its holdings in Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 54.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 129,851 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 45,844 shares during the period. Baird Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Total were worth $7,178,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. FDx Advisors Inc. grew its position in Total by 13.7% in the fourth quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. now owns 112,976 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $6,245,000 after acquiring an additional 13,592 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp grew its position in Total by 4.7% in the fourth quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 42,829 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $2,366,000 after acquiring an additional 1,906 shares during the period. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership grew its position in Total by 75.8% in the fourth quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 173,902 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $9,613,000 after acquiring an additional 75,002 shares during the period. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. boosted its position in shares of Total by 5.8% during the fourth quarter. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. now owns 210,865 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $11,657,000 after buying an additional 11,594 shares during the period. Finally, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Total by 13.2% during the fourth quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 33,417 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $1,847,000 after buying an additional 3,901 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 5.49% of the company’s stock.
TOT has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Cowen restated an “outperform” rating and set a $64.00 price target (up from $58.00) on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded Total from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $66.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, February 9th. TD Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of Total in a research report on Friday. Finally, Scotiabank restated a “hold” rating and set a $62.00 price target on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Total currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $51.78.
Shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) opened at $58.38 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $146,750.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.43, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 0.79. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. Total SA has a 52 week low of $48.15 and a 52 week high of $59.57.
Total (NYSE:TOT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $47.35 billion for the quarter. Total had a return on equity of 9.55% and a net margin of 5.03%. analysts anticipate that Total SA will post 4.83 EPS for the current year.
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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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