Vigilant Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 9.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 269,131 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 22,475 shares during the quarter. Vigilant Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $14,883,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Total by 37.8% in the third quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 19,504,169 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $1,014,217,000 after buying an additional 5,351,860 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in Total by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 16,174,636 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $902,382,000 after purchasing an additional 343,826 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners boosted its stake in Total by 842.2% during the 3rd quarter. Boston Partners now owns 6,222,241 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $323,666,000 after purchasing an additional 5,561,821 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Total by 6.7% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,966,008 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $165,475,000 after purchasing an additional 186,569 shares during the period. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Total by 9.8% during the 3rd quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,621,809 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $84,334,000 after purchasing an additional 144,325 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 5.97% of the company’s stock.
TOT traded down $0.33 on Friday, reaching $53.97. The company had a trading volume of 47,622 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,297,800. The company has a market capitalization of $144.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.69, a PEG ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a current ratio of 1.22, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The company has a fifty day moving average of $54.19 and a 200-day moving average of $52.66. Total SA has a one year low of $47.70 and a one year high of $58.82.
Total (NYSE:TOT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.99 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $48.59 billion for the quarter. Total had a net margin of 4.81% and a return on equity of 9.96%. Research analysts predict that Total SA will post 4.44 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 3rd will be issued a $0.606 dividend. This represents a $2.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 2nd. Total’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 47.92%.
TOT has been the topic of several analyst reports. 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 an “outperform” rating on shares of Total in a research report on Wednesday. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on Total in a research report on Tuesday, November 26th. They set a “buy” rating and a $68.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Wolfe Research set a $90.00 price objective on Total and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 26th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $59.29.
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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