Brokerages Expect Total SA (NYSE:TOT) Will Post Earnings of $1.02 Per Share

Equities analysts expect Total SA (NYSE:TOT) to announce $1.02 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Total’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.14 and the lowest is $0.89. Total reported earnings per share of $1.47 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 30.6%. The company is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 25th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Total will report full-year earnings of $4.60 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.90 to $5.23. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post earnings of $5.34 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.14 to $6.80. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Total.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 25th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.23 by ($0.18). The business 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%.

Several research firms recently weighed in on TOT. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Total from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 20th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price objective on shares of Total in a research note on Monday, July 15th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Total from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 31st. Wolfe Research set a $90.00 price objective on shares of Total and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 26th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price objective on shares of Total in a research note on Monday, July 15th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Total currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $52.13.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Weaver Consulting Group acquired a new stake in shares of Total in the first quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new stake in shares of Total in the second quarter valued at approximately $28,000. Allworth Financial LP increased its stake in shares of Total by 179.5% in the third quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 545 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 350 shares during the period. Personal Wealth Partners acquired a new stake in shares of Total in the second quarter valued at approximately $30,000. Finally, Motco increased its stake in shares of Total by 170.4% in the second quarter. Motco now owns 538 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $30,000 after purchasing an additional 339 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 5.96% of the company’s stock.

TOT opened at $50.99 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $135.99 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 0.69. Total has a fifty-two week low of $47.70 and a fifty-two week high of $62.54. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $50.71 and its 200 day moving average price is $53.15. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38.

About Total

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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