Total (NYSE:TOT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on TOT. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut Total from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday. TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $53.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada cut Total from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.50.

Total (NYSE:TOT) opened at $55.68 on Monday. Total has a twelve month low of $48.15 and a twelve month high of $57.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $139,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.99, a PEG ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.79. The company has a current ratio of 1.47, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.07 by ($0.03). Total had a return on equity of 9.39% and a net margin of 4.90%. The business had revenue of $43.04 billion during the quarter. sell-side analysts anticipate that Total will post 4.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Total by 9.2% in the 3rd 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 acquiring an additional 587,013 shares during the last quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC increased its stake in Total by 1.1% in the 3rd quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 3,537,378 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $189,320,000 after acquiring an additional 39,574 shares during the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA increased its stake in Total by 19.4% in the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 3,263,793 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $161,851,000 after acquiring an additional 529,941 shares during the last quarter. Capital World Investors increased its stake in Total by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 3,016,497 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $149,588,000 after acquiring an additional 69,255 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in Total by 4.2% in the 3rd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,542,039 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $82,501,000 after acquiring an additional 61,841 shares during the last quarter. 5.39% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Total Company Profile

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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