Reilly Financial Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 3.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,340 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after purchasing an additional 915 shares during the quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $1,954,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in TOT. Cordasco Financial Network purchased a new position in Total during the 3rd quarter worth $103,000. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors purchased a new position in Total during the 3rd quarter worth $116,000. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in Total during the 2nd quarter worth $117,000. Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Total during the 1st quarter worth $116,000. Finally, CWM LLC boosted its holdings in Total by 3,696.6% during the 2nd quarter. CWM LLC now owns 2,202 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $133,000 after acquiring an additional 2,144 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.29% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:TOT traded up $0.42 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $60.95. The company had a trading volume of 124,828 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,264,374. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.35. The company has a market capitalization of $153.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 0.73. Total SA has a 52-week low of $53.37 and a 52-week high of $65.69.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by ($0.19). The company had revenue of $52.54 billion during the quarter. Total had a return on equity of 10.19% and a net margin of 5.25%. As a group, research analysts predict that Total SA will post 5.44 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 19th. Investors of record on Monday, September 24th will be issued a $0.7442 dividend. This is an increase from Total’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.73. This represents a $2.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 21st. Total’s payout ratio is 60.19%.

A number of research firms have issued reports on TOT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Total in a report on Thursday. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Total from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Total from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 21st. UBS Group raised shares of Total from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, Berenberg Bank began coverage on shares of Total in a report on Tuesday, September 11th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Total has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $50.86.

About Total

TOTAL SA operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide. The company operates through Exploration & Production; Gas, Renewables & Power; Refining & Chemicals; and Marketing & Services segments. The Exploration & Production segment engages in the exploration and production activities in approximately 50 countries, and produces oil or gas in approximately 30 countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Total (NYSE:TOT)

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