Total SA (TOT) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.06 Per Share

Analysts forecast that Total SA (NYSE:TOT) will report $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Total’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.94 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.18. Total posted earnings of $0.96 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 10.4%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, February 8th.

On average, analysts expect that Total will report full year earnings of $4.15 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.96 to $4.41. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $4.76 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.32 to $5.16. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover Total.

Total (NYSE:TOT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.07 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $43.04 billion for the quarter. Total had a return on equity of 9.39% and a net margin of 4.90%.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on TOT shares. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Total from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Total in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Total from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.63.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of TOT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in Total by 9.3% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 272,661 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $13,521,000 after acquiring an additional 23,122 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. grew its position in Total by 2.2% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 75,070 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $3,723,000 after acquiring an additional 1,617 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. grew its position in Total by 10.3% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 52,966 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $2,534,000 after acquiring an additional 4,941 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its position in Total by 0.8% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,232,980 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $61,143,000 after acquiring an additional 9,466 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky grew its position in Total by 4.9% in the second quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky now owns 858,600 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $42,578,000 after acquiring an additional 40,000 shares in the last quarter. 5.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Total (TOT) traded down $0.16 on Monday, reaching $57.95. 876,000 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,993,008. The firm has a market cap of $148,350.00, a P/E ratio of 18.28, a PEG ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 0.79. Total has a 12-month low of $48.15 and a 12-month high of $59.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 1.47.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 18th were given a $0.734 dividend. This represents a $2.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.07%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 15th. Total’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 35.65%.

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Total 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.

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