Total SA (NYSE:TOT) Shares Purchased by Jane Street Group LLC

Jane Street Group LLC boosted its stake in Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 2,558.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 153,791 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 148,007 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $8,617,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Hilltop Holdings Inc. increased its position in Total by 5.5% in the second quarter. Hilltop Holdings Inc. now owns 11,770 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $657,000 after buying an additional 609 shares during the period. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Total by 1,138.9% during the second quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 2,515 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $140,000 after purchasing an additional 2,312 shares during the period. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in shares of Total during the second quarter valued at $408,000. Bank of America Corp DE increased its holdings in shares of Total by 2.2% during the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 16,174,636 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $902,382,000 after purchasing an additional 343,826 shares during the period. Finally, Capital Bank & Trust Co increased its holdings in shares of Total by 7.0% during the second quarter. Capital Bank & Trust Co now owns 70,354 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $3,912,000 after purchasing an additional 4,631 shares during the period. 5.96% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on Total in a report on Tuesday, August 20th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Kepler Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total in a report on Monday, September 16th. ValuEngine raised Total from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Citigroup lowered Total from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Total from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, September 16th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $46.71.

TOT stock traded up $0.98 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $53.84. 2,564,952 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,512,931. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $49.86 and a 200 day simple moving average of $53.82. Total SA has a one year low of $47.70 and a one year high of $65.69. The company has a market cap of $140.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38.

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

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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