Cypress Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 4.0% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 137,165 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,325 shares during the period. Cypress Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Total were worth $7,633,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its position in Total by 3.7% during the 4th quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 16,890,913 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $881,368,000 after purchasing an additional 605,158 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its position in Total by 23.9% during the 4th quarter. FMR LLC now owns 6,346,842 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $331,178,000 after purchasing an additional 1,222,746 shares in the last quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT increased its position in Total by 13.5% during the 1st quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT now owns 2,817,795 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $156,810,000 after purchasing an additional 335,134 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. increased its position in Total by 23.3% during the 4th quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 2,365,897 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $123,453,000 after purchasing an additional 447,532 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund acquired a new stake in Total during the 4th quarter worth approximately $40,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 6.23% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:TOT traded up $0.21 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $53.21. The stock had a trading volume of 18,189 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,589,191. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Total SA has a 1-year low of $49.70 and a 1-year high of $65.69. The company has a market capitalization of $132.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.63.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by ($0.09). Total had a net margin of 5.65% and a return on equity of 11.21%. The firm had revenue of $51.21 billion during the quarter. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Total SA will post 5.37 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Total from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 23rd. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, March 7th. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of Total from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 26th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Total from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, April 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $51.10.

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About Total

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

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