Total SA (NYSE:TOT) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group boosted their FY2016 earnings per share estimates for shares of Total SA in a report released on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Kofler now expects that the firm will earn $3.30 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $3.08. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Total SA’s FY2017 earnings at $3.31 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $4.19 EPS.

Earnings History and Estimates for Total SA (NYSE:TOT)

Several other analysts have also weighed in on TOT. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Total SA from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Total SA from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Bank of America Corp. restated a “hold” rating and set a $52.00 price target on shares of Total SA in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered shares of Total SA from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Total SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 26th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Total SA presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $53.90.

Total SA (NYSE:TOT) opened at 48.54 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $115.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.31 and a beta of 1.04. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $47.82 and its 200 day moving average is $47.82. Total SA has a 12-month low of $39.05 and a 12-month high of $51.30.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Johnston Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Total SA by 12.1% in the second quarter. Johnston Asset Management LLC now owns 267,933 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $12,888,000 after buying an additional 28,913 shares during the last quarter. RNC Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Total SA by 1.8% in the second quarter. RNC Capital Management LLC now owns 447,259 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $21,513,000 after buying an additional 8,055 shares during the last quarter. Parsec Financial Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Total SA by 10.6% in the second quarter. Parsec Financial Management Inc. now owns 344,639 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $16,577,000 after buying an additional 33,123 shares during the last quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC increased its stake in shares of Total SA by 10.2% in the second quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 3,445,881 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $165,747,000 after buying an additional 319,859 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI increased its stake in shares of Total SA by 5.3% in the second quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 8,934 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $430,000 after buying an additional 448 shares during the last quarter. 6.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Total SA

Total SA (Total) is an oil and gas company. It has three segments: the Upstream segment, including the activities of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and the activities of gas; the Refining & Chemicals segment constituting an industrial hub consisting of the activities of refining, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, and also includes the activities of oil trading and shipping, and the Marketing & Services segment, including the activities of supply and marketing in the field of petroleum products, as well as the activity of New Energies.

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