Brandes Investment Partners LP cut its position in TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 661,929 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 5,741 shares during the period. Brandes Investment Partners LP’s holdings in TotalFinaElf, were worth $32,825,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. First Interstate Bank increased its position in TotalFinaElf, by 1.8% in the second quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 2,810 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $139,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. HL Financial Services LLC increased its position in TotalFinaElf, by 0.7% in the first quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 8,369 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $422,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its position in TotalFinaElf, by 0.5% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 12,320 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $611,000 after buying an additional 62 shares during the period. Albert D Mason Inc. increased its position in TotalFinaElf, by 0.5% in the first quarter. Albert D Mason Inc. now owns 14,189 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $715,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the period. Finally, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA increased its position in TotalFinaElf, by 1.5% in the second quarter. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA now owns 5,245 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.41% of the company’s stock.

Shares of TotalFinaElf, S.A. (TOT) traded down 0.163% during trading on Friday, hitting $51.955. The stock had a trading volume of 489,724 shares. TotalFinaElf, S.A. has a 12 month low of $45.05 and a 12 month high of $54.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $50.72 and a 200 day moving average price of $50.85. The company has a market cap of $129.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.916 and a beta of 0.76.

TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.98 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $39.92 billion for the quarter. TotalFinaElf, had a return on equity of 9.07% and a net margin of 4.59%. Equities analysts expect that TotalFinaElf, S.A. will post $3.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. ValuEngine upgraded TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Scotiabank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $54.00 price objective on shares of TotalFinaElf, in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. BidaskClub downgraded TotalFinaElf, from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. Howard Weil downgraded TotalFinaElf, from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity upgraded TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.80.

About TotalFinaElf,

Total SA (Total) is an oil and gas company. The Company has three segments: an Upstream segment, including the activities of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and the activities of gas and power; a 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 a 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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