RPG Investment Advisory LLC boosted its position in Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 3.8% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 80,155 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 2,901 shares during the quarter. RPG Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $4,461,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of TOT. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund purchased a new stake in Total in the fourth quarter worth approximately $40,000. Deutsche Bank AG boosted its stake in Total by 2,944.8% in the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 1,466,824 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $76,538,000 after buying an additional 1,418,650 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Total by 23.9% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 6,346,842 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $331,178,000 after buying an additional 1,222,746 shares in the last quarter. Boston Partners purchased a new stake in Total in the fourth quarter worth approximately $34,480,000. Finally, Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Total by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 16,890,913 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $881,368,000 after buying an additional 605,158 shares in the last quarter. 6.14% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Cowen assumed coverage on Total in a research note on Thursday, January 31st. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Total from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total in a research note on Thursday, March 7th. GMP Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Total in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Total in a research note on Friday, January 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $44.33.
Shares of NYSE:TOT traded up $0.02 during trading on Monday, reaching $56.36. 1,078,360 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,553,745. The firm has a market cap of $140.53 billion, a PE ratio of 11.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 0.64. Total SA has a 52-week low of $49.70 and a 52-week high of $65.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.28.
Total (NYSE:TOT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 7th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.17. The firm had revenue of $52.50 billion during the quarter. Total had a return on equity of 11.24% and a net margin of 5.47%. Research analysts predict that Total SA will post 5.29 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 12th. Investors of record on Monday, March 18th were paid a $0.7237 dividend. This represents a $2.89 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.14%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 15th. Total’s payout ratio is 46.93%.
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TOTAL SA operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide. The company operates through Exploration & Production; Gas, Renewables & Power; Refining & Chemicals; and Marketing & Services segments. The Exploration & Production segment engages in the exploration and production activities in approximately 50 countries, and produces oil or gas in approximately 30 countries.
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