FinTrust Capital Advisors LLC decreased its stake in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 29.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,009 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 417 shares during the period. FinTrust Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $56,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TOT. Comerica Securities Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Total by 21.8% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 7,146 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $377,000 after purchasing an additional 1,279 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Total by 11.9% in the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 52,536 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $2,741,000 after purchasing an additional 5,566 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Total by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 709,465 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $37,020,000 after purchasing an additional 7,031 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Total by 5.8% in the first quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 17,653 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $982,000 after purchasing an additional 961 shares during the period. Finally, Sage Rhino Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Total in the first quarter valued at approximately $297,000. 6.38% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on TOT shares. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 price target on shares of Total in a report on Monday, July 15th. HSBC restated a “buy” rating and set a $58.50 target price on shares of Total in a report on Thursday, May 23rd. Citigroup lowered Total from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 7th. BMO Capital Markets lowered their target price on Total from $11.00 to $8.50 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, August 9th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered Total from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $46.71.
Total stock traded down $0.04 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $48.01. 1,519,600 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,346,865. The business has a fifty day moving average of $53.08 and a 200 day moving average of $54.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.25. The firm has a market cap of $120.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.51, a PEG ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.67. Total SA has a 12-month low of $47.70 and a 12-month high of $65.69.
Total (NYSE:TOT) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 25th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.23 by ($0.18). The company had revenue of $51.24 billion for the quarter. Total had a return on equity of 10.68% and a net margin of 5.23%. Sell-side analysts predict that Total SA will post 5.02 EPS for the current year.
TOTAL SA operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Exploration & Production; Gas, Renewables & Power; Refining & Chemicals; and Marketing & Services. The Exploration & Production segment is involved in exploration and production activities in approximately 50 countries, and produces oil or gas in approximately 30 countries.
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