Deutsche Bank AG reiterated their buy rating on shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on TOT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Total SA from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Barclays PLC raised shares of Total SA from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Bank of America Corp. reissued a hold rating and set a $52.00 price target on shares of Total SA in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded shares of Total SA from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Total SA from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, August 26th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $53.90.

Analyst Recommendations for Total SA (NYSE:TOT)

Shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) opened at 46.11 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $110.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.55 and a beta of 0.87. The company’s 50-day moving average is $47.68 and its 200 day moving average is $47.84. Total SA has a 1-year low of $39.05 and a 1-year high of $51.30.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its stake in shares of Total SA by 3.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 337,180 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $15,315,000 after buying an additional 10,465 shares in the last quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Total SA by 47.9% in the first quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 147,159 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $6,684,000 after buying an additional 47,642 shares in the last quarter. Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Total SA during the first quarter worth approximately $205,000. Jones Financial Companies Lllp raised its stake in shares of Total SA by 66.4% in the first quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 92,017 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $4,180,000 after buying an additional 36,715 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised its stake in shares of Total SA by 18.0% in the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 763,350 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $34,670,000 after buying an additional 116,656 shares in the last quarter. 6.32% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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