Total (NYSE:TOT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at UBS Group in a research note issued on Friday, October 26th, www.analystratings.com reports.
TOT has been the topic of several other reports. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, September 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, October 18th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Total in a research note on Tuesday, September 11th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. ValuEngine upgraded Total from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 30th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Total in a research note on Tuesday, October 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $50.86.
Total stock traded down $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $57.11. 1,802,993 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,867,304. Total has a fifty-two week low of $53.37 and a fifty-two week high of $65.69. The firm has a market capitalization of $142.45 billion, a PE ratio of 11.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 1.28.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Cordasco Financial Network purchased a new stake in shares of Total during the third quarter valued at $103,000. CIBC World Markets Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Total by 7.5% during the second quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 197,517 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $11,962,000 after purchasing an additional 13,729 shares during the last quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Total during the second quarter valued at $1,782,000. Cox Capital Co LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Total during the second quarter valued at $1,328,000. Finally, Eagle Global Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Total by 4.3% during the second quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 148,023 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $8,964,000 after purchasing an additional 6,140 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.91% of the company’s stock.
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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