Total SA (NYSE:TOT) Stock Position Lowered by Anderson Hoagland & Co.

Anderson Hoagland & Co. lessened its position in Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 30.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 25,264 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 10,930 shares during the period. Anderson Hoagland & Co.’s holdings in Total were worth $1,261,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Weaver Consulting Group bought a new stake in shares of Total in the 1st quarter worth $26,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new position in shares of Total in the 2nd quarter worth $28,000. Personal Wealth Partners acquired a new position in shares of Total in the 2nd quarter worth $30,000. Motco grew its holdings in shares of Total by 170.4% in the 2nd quarter. Motco now owns 538 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 339 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Enterprise Trust & Investment Co acquired a new position in shares of Total in the 3rd quarter worth $31,000. 5.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of TOT stock traded up $0.55 on Wednesday, reaching $49.09. 2,414,447 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,845,985. Total SA has a 12-month low of $47.70 and a 12-month high of $64.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.25. The company has a market capitalization of $129.45 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 0.69. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $50.65 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $53.20.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 25th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.23 by ($0.18). Total had a net margin of 5.23% and a return on equity of 10.68%. The business had revenue of $51.24 billion for the quarter. Research analysts predict that Total SA will post 4.62 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on TOT. Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of Total in a report on Monday, July 15th. Wolfe Research set a $90.00 target price on Total and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Total from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, September 16th. Morgan Stanley cut Total from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets began coverage on Total in a report on Tuesday, August 20th. They issued a “market perform” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $52.13.

Total 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Total (NYSE:TOT)

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