Foster & Motley Inc. Has $8.35 Million Position in Total SA (TOT)

Foster & Motley Inc. cut its stake in Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 7.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 150,088 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 11,484 shares during the quarter. Total comprises approximately 1.2% of Foster & Motley Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 20th largest holding. Foster & Motley Inc.’s holdings in Total were worth $8,352,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA bought a new stake in shares of Total in the first quarter valued at about $25,000. Essex Savings Bank purchased a new position in Total in the fourth quarter valued at about $27,000. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. purchased a new position in Total in the first quarter valued at about $30,000. Enterprise Financial Services Corp grew its stake in Total by 65.0% in the first quarter. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 571 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 225 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Camarda Financial Advisors LLC grew its stake in Total by 1,212.8% in the first quarter. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC now owns 617 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $34,000 after purchasing an additional 570 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 6.23% of the company’s stock.

TOT opened at $54.86 on Monday. Total SA has a 12-month low of $49.70 and a 12-month high of $65.69. The company has a current ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. The stock has a market cap of $136.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.86, a PEG ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 0.63.



Total (NYSE:TOT) last posted its earnings results on Friday, April 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by ($0.09). Total had a return on equity of 11.21% and a net margin of 5.65%. The firm had revenue of $51.21 billion for the quarter. Equities analysts forecast that Total SA will post 5.37 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have issued reports on TOT. Zacks Investment Research lowered Total from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 11th. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.50 target price on shares of Total in a research note on Wednesday, May 8th. Citigroup lowered Total from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 7th. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $68.00 target price on shares of Total in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Total from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. Total presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $51.10.

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Total Company Profile

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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