TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) has been assigned a $52.00 target price by Scotiabank in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Scotiabank’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 0.54% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on TOT. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of TotalFinaElf, in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. ValuEngine upgraded TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Howard Weil lowered TotalFinaElf, from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity raised shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. TotalFinaElf, has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $53.75.

Shares of TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) opened at 51.72 on Tuesday. TotalFinaElf, has a 1-year low of $45.05 and a 1-year high of $54.71. The company has a market cap of $128.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.83 and a beta of 0.76. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $49.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $50.78.

TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ 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 business had revenue of $39.92 billion during the quarter. On average, analysts predict that TotalFinaElf, will post $3.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in TOT. IHT Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 4.4% in the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,080 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 87 shares during the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its position in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 12.1% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 2,230 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 241 shares during the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 30.5% in the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 2,347 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 548 shares during the last quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP increased its position in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 483.3% in the first quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP now owns 2,450 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 2,030 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. increased its position in shares of TotalFinaElf, by 11.2% in the second quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,561 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 257 shares during the last quarter. 6.14% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other 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.

Analyst Recommendations for TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT)

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