Shares of TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eighteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have assigned a hold recommendation, five have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $54.50.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Scotiabank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $54.00 target price on shares of TotalFinaElf, in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Barclays PLC cut shares of TotalFinaElf, from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $50.30 to $57.00 in a research report on Monday, August 21st. BidaskClub cut shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of TotalFinaElf, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. IHT Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in TotalFinaElf, by 4.4% during the 1st 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 period. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in TotalFinaElf, by 30.5% during the 1st 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 period. Smith Asset Management Group LP raised its holdings in TotalFinaElf, by 483.3% during the 1st 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 period. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its holdings in TotalFinaElf, by 11.2% during the 2nd 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 period. Finally, NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its holdings in TotalFinaElf, by 30.1% during the 2nd quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 2,591 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.41% of the company’s stock.

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TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) opened at 52.82 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $51.16 and its 200-day moving average is $50.91. The firm has a market capitalization of $131.57 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.21 and a beta of 0.74. TotalFinaElf, has a 1-year low of $45.05 and a 1-year high of $54.71.

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 analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.98 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $39.92 billion for the quarter. TotalFinaElf, had a return on equity of 9.07% and a net margin of 4.59%. On average, equities analysts anticipate that TotalFinaElf, will post $3.85 EPS for the current year.

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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