Nwam LLC Purchases Shares of 3,747 Total SA (NYSE:TOT)

Nwam LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 3,747 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, valued at approximately $209,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in TOT. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA bought a new position in Total in the 1st quarter worth $25,000. Weaver Consulting Group bought a new position in Total in the 1st quarter worth $26,000. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. bought a new position in Total in the 1st quarter worth $30,000. Enterprise Financial Services Corp raised its holdings in Total by 65.0% in the 1st quarter. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 571 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $32,000 after purchasing an additional 225 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Camarda Financial Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Total by 1,212.8% in the 1st quarter. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC now owns 617 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $34,000 after purchasing an additional 570 shares in the last quarter. 6.60% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

NYSE:TOT traded down $0.63 on Wednesday, reaching $52.52. 557,642 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,428,472. The firm has a market capitalization of $131.18 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Total SA has a 12 month low of $49.70 and a 12 month high of $65.69. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $54.86.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last released its quarterly earnings data 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). The firm had revenue of $51.24 billion for the quarter. Total had a net margin of 5.23% and a return on equity of 10.68%. As a group, research analysts predict that Total SA will post 4.94 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 10th were issued a dividend of $0.7128 per share. This represents a $2.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 7th. Total’s payout ratio is presently 47.13%.

Several research analysts have commented on TOT shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Horiba from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 22nd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Wolverine World Wide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, May 20th. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.50 price target on shares of Total in a research note on Thursday, May 23rd. Citigroup reiterated an “average” rating on shares of Stoneridge in a research note on Tuesday, May 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $5.00 price target on shares of Maxar Technologies and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 15th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $53.08.

About Total

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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