BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Total (NYSE:TOT) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm issued a market perform rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock.
A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on TOT. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Total from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $62.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 22nd. HSBC restated a buy rating and issued a $58.50 target price on shares of Total in a report on Thursday, May 23rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Total from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Goldman Sachs Group restated a buy rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of Total in a report on Monday, July 15th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Total from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $46.71.
NYSE:TOT opened at $48.97 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $122.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. The company’s 50-day moving average is $52.21 and its two-hundred day moving average is $54.58. Total has a 12-month low of $47.70 and a 12-month high of $65.69.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TOT. Comerica Securities Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Total by 21.8% during the 4th quarter. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 7,146 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $377,000 after acquiring an additional 1,279 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Total by 11.9% during the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 52,536 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $2,741,000 after acquiring an additional 5,566 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Total by 1.0% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 709,465 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $37,020,000 after acquiring an additional 7,031 shares during the last quarter. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Total during the 1st quarter worth $30,000. Finally, Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Total by 18.9% during the 1st quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 1,622 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $92,000 after acquiring an additional 258 shares during the last quarter. 6.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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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