Total SA (NYSE:TOT) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group decreased their FY2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Total SA in a note issued to investors on Friday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Kofler now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $3.08 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $3.12. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Total SA’s FY2017 earnings at $3.44 EPS.
Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on TOT. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Total SA in a research report on Monday, June 6th. Morgan Stanley downgraded Total SA from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Barclays PLC raised Total SA from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded Total SA from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Total SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 26th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.41.
Total SA (NYSE:TOT) opened at 45.78 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $48.18 and a 200 day moving average of $47.69. The firm has a market cap of $109.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.13 and a beta of 1.12. Total SA has a one year low of $39.05 and a one year high of $52.34.
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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of TOT. Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Total SA by 1.3% in the first quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 21,309,176 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $967,862,000 after buying an additional 272,701 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in shares of Total SA by 8.6% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 8,611,958 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $391,155,000 after buying an additional 678,605 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Total SA by 6.0% in the second quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 7,826,808 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $376,469,000 after buying an additional 443,073 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Total SA by 38.8% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,850,977 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $185,233,000 after buying an additional 1,076,771 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sound Shore Management Inc. CT boosted its stake in shares of Total SA by 24.2% in the second quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT now owns 3,678,622 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $176,942,000 after buying an additional 717,589 shares in the last quarter.
About Total SA
Total SA is an energy operator. The Company operates through three business segments: an Upstream segment, including alongside the activities of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, the activities of gas and power; a Refining & Chemicals segment constituting an industrial hub comprising the activities of refining, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals and also includes the activities of oil trading and shipping; a Marketing & Services segment, including the global activities of supply and marketing in the field of petroleum products, as well as the activity of new energies, and a Corporate segment, which includes holdings operating and financial activities.
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