Commonwealth Equity Services Inc boosted its stake in shares of TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) by 5.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 91,511 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 4,576 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc’s holdings in TotalFinaElf, were worth $4,897,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TOT. Perennial Advisors LLC acquired a new position in TotalFinaElf, during the third quarter worth $120,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its stake in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 11.2% in the 2nd quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,561 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $127,000 after purchasing an additional 257 shares during the last quarter. Grove Bank & Trust lifted its stake in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 243.2% in the 2nd quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 2,797 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 1,982 shares during the last quarter. First Interstate Bank lifted its stake in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 2,810 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of TotalFinaElf, in the 2nd quarter valued at $149,000. 5.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) traded down $0.11 on Monday, reaching $54.67. The company had a trading volume of 80,567 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,220,000. TotalFinaElf, S.A. has a 1 year low of $45.47 and a 1 year high of $56.98. The company has a current ratio of 1.47, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. The firm has a market cap of $137,340.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.20 and a beta of 0.79.

TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.07 by ($0.03). TotalFinaElf, had a return on equity of 9.39% and a net margin of 4.90%. The firm had revenue of $43.04 billion for the quarter. research analysts anticipate that TotalFinaElf, S.A. will post 4.14 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages have recently commented on TOT. Scotiabank set a $52.00 price target on TotalFinaElf, and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 price target on shares of TotalFinaElf, in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered TotalFinaElf, from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. BidaskClub raised TotalFinaElf, from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered TotalFinaElf, from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their price target for the company from $50.30 to $57.00 in a research note on Monday, August 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, six 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 price target of $55.40.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT)

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