Todd Asset Management LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 0.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,350,321 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 3,295 shares during the quarter. Total makes up about 2.4% of Todd Asset Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its biggest holding. Todd Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $86,947,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the business. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Total by 2,993.5% during the 3rd quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 16,285,755 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $1,048,640,000 after purchasing an additional 15,759,310 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Total by 33.6% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,475,857 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $210,498,000 after purchasing an additional 874,469 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in Total by 11.5% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,114,505 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $188,615,000 after purchasing an additional 320,069 shares during the last quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT boosted its stake in Total by 0.9% during the 3rd quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT now owns 2,935,453 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $189,014,000 after purchasing an additional 24,786 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Total by 6.0% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,826,849 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $171,195,000 after acquiring an additional 158,954 shares during the last quarter. 6.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

NYSE TOT traded down $0.45 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $56.66. The company had a trading volume of 5,540 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,850,931. Total SA has a 1-year low of $53.37 and a 1-year high of $65.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 0.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $142.45 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.76, a PEG ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.77.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.06. Total had a net margin of 5.55% and a return on equity of 11.09%. The company had revenue of $54.72 billion for the quarter. As a group, analysts anticipate that Total SA will post 5.41 EPS for the current year.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on TOT. ValuEngine raised shares of Total from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 30th. UBS Group raised shares of Total from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Total in a research report on Tuesday, August 7th. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, September 14th. Finally, Berenberg Bank began coverage on shares of Total in a research report on Tuesday, September 11th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $50.86.

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Total Profile

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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