TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for TotalFinaElf, in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Kofler expects that the oil and gas exploration company will post earnings of $1.08 per share for the quarter.
Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Scotiabank set a $52.00 target price on TotalFinaElf, and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of TotalFinaElf, in a research note on Tuesday. ValuEngine raised shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Canaccord Genuity raised shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Barclays PLC downgraded shares of TotalFinaElf, from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $50.30 to $57.00 in a research note on Monday, August 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $55.40.
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TotalFinaElf, (NYSE TOT) opened at 54.61 on Monday. TotalFinaElf, has a 12 month low of $45.05 and a 12 month high of $55.04. The company has a market cap of $136.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.83 and a beta of 0.75. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $53.71 and a 200 day moving average price of $51.74.
TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.98 by ($0.01). TotalFinaElf, had a return on equity of 9.07% and a net margin of 4.59%. The firm had revenue of $39.92 billion during the quarter.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 19th. Investors of record on Friday, September 22nd were paid a $0.7416 dividend. This is an increase from TotalFinaElf,’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.69. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 21st. This represents a $2.97 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.43%. TotalFinaElf,’s payout ratio is 80.41%.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Fulton Bank N.A. raised its stake in TotalFinaElf, by 69.5% in the second quarter. Fulton Bank N.A. now owns 31,077 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $1,541,000 after buying an additional 12,745 shares in the last quarter. Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. raised its stake in TotalFinaElf, by 2.5% in the first quarter. Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. now owns 77,362 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $3,901,000 after buying an additional 1,892 shares in the last quarter. Synovus Financial Corp raised its stake in TotalFinaElf, by 11.9% in the second quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 40,041 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $1,987,000 after buying an additional 4,254 shares in the last quarter. Country Club Trust Company n.a. raised its stake in TotalFinaElf, by 1.3% in the second quarter. Country Club Trust Company n.a. now owns 175,295 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $8,692,000 after buying an additional 2,265 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors LLC raised its stake in TotalFinaElf, by 23.5% in the second quarter. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors LLC now owns 72,631 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $3,602,000 after buying an additional 13,840 shares in the last quarter. 5.41% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
TotalFinaElf, Company Profile
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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