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Total S.a. LSE:TTA London Ordinary Share FR0000120271 TOTAL ORD SHS
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  -0.055 -0.11% 48.835 695,190 16:35:08
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48.09 49.58 48.535 48.535 48.535
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Oil & Gas Producers 4,389
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Total Daily Update: Total S.a. is listed in the Oil & Gas Producers sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker TTA. The last closing price for Total was 48.89 €.
Total S.a. has a 4 week average price of 48.46 € and a 12 week average price of 46.69 €.
The 1 year high share price is 52.57 € while the 1 year low share price is currently 43.23 €.
There are currently 89,870,935 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,275,776 shares. The market capitalisation of Total S.a. is £4,388,847,110.73.
the grumpy old men: The Best And Worst Oil Majors Of 2019 By Irina Slav - Dec 08, 2019, 2:00 PM CST Join Our Community Oil As oil traders eagerly await OPEC’s final verdict on the production cuts, and as Riyadh puts the final touches on the Aramco IPO, some of the largest players in oil and gas are about to wrap up one of their best years. Others, as it happens, could have done better. Here are the top and the bottom companies in oil and gas this year based on share price performance: Top Performers Hess Corp and the Guyana Windfall Hess’ shares surged by more than 50 percent in just the first eight months of 2019 and then continued up. This was thanks to one single prospect, and it wasn’t in the Permian. It was in Guyana, where Hess is a minority partner of Exxon, and the two have been making discovery after discovery offshore the tiny South American country. After the latest discovery, Exxon and Hess have tapped some 5.5 billion barrels in oil reserves. Just how important this is for investors is evident in the fact that the share price of the company has continued to rise despite the fact that it has been in the red for two consecutive quarters now. Shell and the Gas Wealth When Shell bought BG Group for $53 billion in 2016, becoming the largest gas company in the world, it attracted a lot of criticism. Now, thanks to its natural gas exposure and specifically its LNG exposure, Shell is one of the best-performing stocks in the industry in the year to date. It is also the biggest public oil company by production, which stood at 3.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day at the end of the third quarter. The Anglo-Dutch major is not just one of the biggest LNG producers, but also one of the biggest LNG shippers globally. It is also among the top performers in terms of revenue, ranking second in the world after China’s Sinopec. Shell is also actively expanding in renewables and energy storage, preparing the ground for future domination in the energy industry, too. Total and the Smart Way France’s only oil supermajor Total has been among the top performers in the industry over the past five years despite the 2014 price crash. It was also among the top-performing oil stocks this year thanks to its continued strict cost discipline and its focus on diversifying into anything that is not oil while working to boost its oil output as well. This stood at 2.8 million barrels of oil equivalent this year, but it will be higher next year as the company recently started up a field in Brazil’s prolific pre-salt zone. Related: Will OPEC Really Risk An Oil Price Crash? The company has an extensive presence in LNG too, with 12 assets producing and another eight under construction. Total has LNG interests across the world, from Canada through Mozambique and Papua New Guinea to Russia. Its annual output is 40 million tons of LNG. Chevron and the Importance of Discipline Chevron is one of the biggest players in the Permian, and it shows. It is also one of the lowest-cost producers in the shale patch, and this gives it an additional advantage over its higher-cost competitors. Chevron has placed a special emphasis on its home shale operations with several strategic asset sales in Europe and Canada to better expand at home. To date, it has 1.7 million net acres in the Permian with reserves of an estimated 11.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company has been pumping over 3 million bpd of oil equivalent for a year now. Yet unlike pure-play shale producers, Chevron has other operations, too, and these have contributed to its outperformance as well, including the Wheatstone LNG project in Australia. But Chevron has also been very strict about cost control and shareholder returns, which has paid off. At the other end of the performance scale are the companies that did not perform as well as their peers for a variety of reasons, including a lack of luck and the fickleness of the market. Bottom Performers Exxon and the Stubborn Share Price Exxon was among the four worst performers on the Dow Jones Industrial Average this year, with its shares only gaining about 1 percent since January. That’s in stark contrast to the performance of its Guyana partner Hess, and analysts have blamed this mostly on oil prices. Exxon, however, has been having other problems, too, notably with investors that doubt its long-term prospects in the face of growing environmentalist and regulatory pressure that recently culminated in a lawsuit in which the New York Attorney General accused Exxon of misleading investors about the effects of climate change on the sustainability of its business. BP and the Ghost of Disaster BP recovered remarkably well from the Deepwater Horizon disaster eight years ago even though it ended up saddled with a compensation bill in excess of $60 billion. Now, it is also facing dividend payouts that are higher than its earnings. Related: Morgan Stanley: Tesla Stock Could Hit $500 Debt is another problem that has dragged BP’s stock down this year. Because of slimmer profit margins and despite the company’s boasts, it breaks even at $50 a barrel. BP has been unable to pay down its debt consistently. Like its peers, the supermajor has been targeted by environmentalists and regulators to clean up its act, and that has not been helpful with investor confidence. The latest here was an accusation of “greenwashing” its business with a major ad campaign. Permian Independents and the Burden of Debt In what may be a twist, the last entry on the worst performers’ list is not a single company, but a group. A lot has been said about U.S. shale and its contribution to global oil supply growth. The companies responsible for this supply growth, however, are, for the most part, running on fumes. Debt-fueled growth has stripped most of the maneuvering space in case prices drop and, like back in 2014, has left many on the brink of collapse should the price situation change for the worse. Notably, this is despite stable prices and low production costs. This state of affairs has highlighted how interdependent the world of oil producers is. If the OPEC+ meeting today fails to result in deeper cuts, prices will tank, and U.S. shale majors will be hit harder than the integrated companies. This was made abundantly clear after Thursday’s OPEC meeting: the news of an agreement on deeper cuts moved prices only modestly and for a very short time. By Irina Slav for
waldron: Credit Suisse cuts BP to ‘neutral’; from ‘outperform217;, prefers French peer Total; Shell ‘top pick’ 2019-07-11 by Proactive Investors Bp_sign_358 Credit Suisse has downgraded its rating for UK energy blue chip BP PLC (LON:BP.) to ‘neutral' from ‘outperform' in a review of the European oil sector. The Swiss bank also cut its target price for the FTSE 100-listed firm to 605p from 640p, with BP shares currently trading at 543.90p, down 0.5% on Tuesday's close. In the note to clients, Credit Suisse's analysts said they have switched their sector preference to Total SA, upgrading its rating for the French group to ‘outperform' from ‘neutral' as they think Total has the capacity to distribute more to shareholders than BP in 2021-25. The analysts pointed out that the calculate that the French firm could distribute about a 10.5% annualised yield (dividend and buyback) based on current market value, compared to BP's potential for about 8.5%. Overall, the Credit Suisse analysts said they prefer European oil supermajors to their US peers on valuation grounds. They maintain Royal Dutch Shell PLC (LON:RDSA) as is their sector ‘top pick', retaining an ‘outperform' rating, albeit while cutting the share price target to 3,090p from 3,175p. In late morning trade in London, Shell A shares were 0.3% higher at 2,596.50p
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waldron: Https:// TOT vs. CVX: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? May 08, 2019, 09:30:19 AM EDT By Zacks Equity Research, Shutterstock photo Investors interested in stocks from the Oil and Gas - Integrated - International sector have probably already heard of TOTAL S.A. (TOT) and Chevron (CVX). But which of these two stocks is more attractive to value investors? We'll need to take a closer look to find out. Everyone has their own methods for finding great value opportunities, but our model includes pairing an impressive grade in the Value category of our Style Scores system with a strong Zacks Rank. The Zacks Rank favors stocks with strong earnings estimate revision trends, and our Style Scores highlight companies with specific traits. TOTAL S.A. has a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy), while Chevron has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold) right now. This system places an emphasis on companies that have seen positive earnings estimate revisions, so investors should feel comfortable knowing that TOT is likely seeing its earnings outlook improve to a greater extent. But this is just one factor that value investors are interested in. Value investors analyze a variety of traditional, tried-and-true metrics to help find companies that they believe are undervalued at their current share price levels. The Value category of the Style Scores system identifies undervalued companies by looking at a number of key metrics. These include the long-favored P/E ratio, P/S ratio, earnings yield, cash flow per share, and a variety of other fundamentals that help us determine a company's fair value. TOT currently has a forward P/E ratio of 9.49, while CVX has a forward P/E of 16.48. We also note that TOT has a PEG ratio of 1.02. This popular figure is similar to the widely-used P/E ratio, but the PEG ratio also considers a company's expected EPS growth rate. CVX currently has a PEG ratio of 2.75. Another notable valuation metric for TOT is its P/B ratio of 1.09. Investors use the P/B ratio to look at a stock's market value versus its book value, which is defined as total assets minus total liabilities. By comparison, CVX has a P/B of 1.44. These metrics, and several others, help TOT earn a Value grade of A, while CVX has been given a Value grade of C. TOT is currently sporting an improving earnings outlook, which makes it stick out in our Zacks Rank model. And, based on the above valuation metrics, we feel that TOT is likely the superior value option right now. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report TOTAL S.A. (TOT): Free Stock Analysis Report Chevron Corporation (CVX): Free Stock Analysis Report To read this article on click here. The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.
ariane: The profitable growth in the gas and low carbon electricity integrated value chains is one of the key axes of Total's (Paris:FP) (LSE:TTA) (NYSE:TOT) strategy. In order to give more visibility to these businesses, a new reporting structure for the business segments' financial information has been put in place, effective January 1, 2019 and organized around four business segments: Exploration & Production (EP), Integrated Gas, Renewables & Power segment (iGRP), Refining & Chemicals (RC) and Marketing & Services (MS). The iGRP segment spearheads Total's ambitions in integrated gas (including LNG, liquefied natural gas) and low carbon electricity businesses. It consists of the upstream and midstream LNG activity that was previously reported in the EP segment (refer to the indicative list of assets in the Annex) and the activity previously reported in the Gas Renewables & Power segment. The new EP segment is adjusted accordingly. The RC and MS segments are not affected.
waldron: BP, Shell both claim number one investor-returns spot By Kelly Gilblom on 3/29/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) -- "This ones on top, then that ones on top and on and on it spins crushing those on the ground," said Daenerys Targaryen from the hit television drama Game of Thrones. In the cutthroat game of global capitalism, there can be only one winner. Unless you’re an oil company. Both BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are claiming the top spot for investor returns within their peer group from 2016 to 2018. That’s an important metric -- taking first place was a significant element in the doubling of Shell CEO Ben van Beurden’s pay last year. Confusingly, both companies are telling the truth. The two oil majors rated their performance against France’s Total SA and U.S. rivals Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. from 2016 to 2018. Yet their annual reports used different methodologies to determine total shareholder return. While both look at how much shares increased in value, assuming dividends are re-invested, they use different time scales to measure that change. BP takes the average share price for the last three months of each year and compares it. Shell does effectively the same thing, but the three-month period it uses straddles the end of the year and beginning of the following year. Both companies say their methodologies have existed for years, suggesting they aren’t just implemented because they yield convenient results. Fortunately, it’s not too crowded at the top. Exxon acknowledged it’s not leading on this measure over a 10-year period, while Total didn’t mention it. Chevron has yet to release its 2018 annual report.
ariane: Summary and outlook Since the start of 2019, Brent has traded around $60/b in a context of oil supply and demand near the record-high level of 100 Mb/d. In a volatile environment, the Group is pursuing its strategy for integrated growth along the oil, gas and low-carbon electricity chains. The Group has clear visibility on its 2019 cash flow, supported by the strong contribution of project start-ups in 2018 and recent acquisitions. The Group maintains financial discipline to reduce its breakeven to remain profitable across a broader range of environments. In particular, it is targeting cost reductions of $4.7 billion, projected net investments of $15-16 billion in 2019 and an Opex target of 5.5 $/boe. In Exploration & Production, production is expected to grow by more than 9% in 2019, thanks to the ramp-ups of Kaombo North, Egina and Ichthys plus the start-ups of Iara 1 in Brazil, Kaombo South in Angola, Culzean in the UK and Johan Sverdrup in Norway. Determined to take advantage of the favorable cost environment, the Group plans to launch projects in 2019, notably including Mero 2 in Brazil, Tilenga and Kingfisher in Uganda and Arctic LNG 2 in Russia. The Group is pursuing its strategy for profitable growth along the integrated gas and low-carbon electricity chains. Effective 2019, the Group will report the new iGRP segment (integrated Gas, Renewables & Power) which combines the Gas, Renewables & Power segment with the upstream gas and LNG activities currently reported within the Exploration & Production segment. Affected by an abundance of available products, European refining margins have been very volatile since the start of the year. In 2019, the Downstream will continue to rely on its diversified portfolio, notably its integrated Refining & Chemical platforms in the U.S. and Asia-Middle East as well as its non-cyclical Marketing & Services segment. In this context, the Group is continuing to implement its shareholder return policy announced in February 2018, by increasing the dividend in 2019 by 3.1%, in line with the objective to increase the dividend by 10% over the 2018-20 period. Taking into account its strong financial position, the Group will eliminate the scrip dividend option from June 2019. Within the framework of its program to buy back $5 billion of shares over the 2018-20 period, the Group expects to buy back $1.5 billion of its shares in 2019 in a 60 $/b Brent environment. * * * * * To listen to the presentation in English by CEO Patrick Pouyanne and CFO Patrick de La Chevardière today at 10:00 (London time) please log on to total.comor call +44 (0) 207 192 8338 in Europe or +1 646 741 3167 in the United States (code: 7198797). For a replay, please consult the website or call +44 (0) 333 300 9785 in Europe or +1 917 677 7532 in the United States (code: 7198797).
florenceorbis: 19 viewsFeb 1, 2019, 07:50am Will The Majors Beat The Market In 2019? Wood Mackenzie Simon Flowers Contributor Wood Mackenzie Contributor Group Energy How to beat the stock market in 2019? The Majors will take on board the success most had in 2018 when the peer group outperformed an oil and gas sector beset by collapsing oil prices late in the year. So what worked last year and can we can expect more of the same? First, higher distributions to shareholders. The Majors spent the downturn shoring up finances, reducing investment, cutting costs and selling non-core assets to raise funds. At the start of 2018, most were set to cope at U.S.$50/barrel. When oil prices rose well beyond that in the early months of the year, there was cash to spare. Shell, Total and Chevron all began substantial buy-back programs during the year. This was the first important signal to investors: returning cash to shareholders ranked higher than growth expenditure. Bolstering defensive credentials seems an important step towards regaining investor confidence. Second, companies showed a measured approach to new investment in 2018. As cash flow has recovered, most have resisted the urge to re-invest. Capital expenditure is starting to pick up, which is no surprise after the steep cuts of the last few years and the lows of 2017. So far, most Majors have held any increase to single digits. ExxonMobil has been the very visible exception. We estimate it beefed up annual investment by 33%, or U.S.$5 billion, in 2018, embarking on a new investment cycle focused on its world-class growth plays in Guyana, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, Mozambique and U.S. tight oil. ExxonMobil’s share price was the poorest performer among the peer group, seemingly underlining investors’ preference for the defensive. We expect the other Majors to proceed gingerly on spend again in 2019. Yet the number of final investment decisions is on the rise, suggesting the early stages of a broader new investment cycle. It’s certainly going to happen in LNG. Shell’s go-ahead for LNG Canada and BP’s for the Tortue FLNG project in Mauritania at the end of 2018 kicked off a new wave of big new projects in which ExxonMobil, Total and Eni will also be involved. Third, companies continue in their efforts to bolster portfolio resilience. The Majors have used M&A adroitly through the downturn to strengthen advantaged positions – BP’s acquisition of BHP’s U.S. L48 assets is the stand-out example of 2018. Accessing low-cost oil was also a feature last year, with almost 4 billion barrels of oil equivalent of resource secured in UAE (Total/Eni), Oman (Shell/Total), Algeria (Total) and Azerbaijan (Equinor). These contracts may be low margin, but a key attraction is the ability to generate cash at low oil prices. Fourth, production grew despite reduced investment since the downturn. We estimate production rose by 4% on average in 2018; and the outlook in the medium-term is impressive. The combination of exploration, M&A, asset upgrades and access to discovered resource opportunities has boosted forecast production to 2025 by 10%, or 2.4 million barrels per day, compared with how we saw things in 2017. This is some feat after four years of lower capital spend. It’s the second important signal to investors – there’s no pressing need to step up investment to sustain production volumes. The fifth theme jars with the defensive narrative, but it’s a good one, nonetheless – exploration is making money again. The Majors, like the rest of the industry, slashed spend on exploration after 2014. A more focused approach to prospect evaluation, lower costs and faster project delivery has led to much-improved economic performance. 2018 was the best year in a decade, with full cycle industry returns averaging 13%. The Majors weighed in with 3.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent of reserves discovered, one-third of the industry’s 2018 total. Eni and Total’s Calypso gas discovery in Cyprus and ExxonMobil’s Guyana oil finds accounted for well over half the Majors’ total. If stock market out-performance is the metric of success, defensive is winning. We’d expect the Majors to keep the winning formula in 2019 and return surplus cash to shareholders. But it’s not a sustainable strategy for the long run and, in the not-too-distant future, the Majors will rely again on new growth opportunities from exploration to keep the business ticking over. It’s reassuring to know they’ve got their mojo back. Simon Flowers Simon Flowers Contributor
la forge: Total S.A. Total: Results of the Option to Receive the 2017 Third Interim Dividend in Shares 05/04/2018 6:20pm UK Regulatory (RNS & others) Total SA (LSE:TTA) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Thursday 5 April 2018 Click Here for more Total SA Charts. TIDMTTA The Board of Directors of Total S.A. (Paris:FP) (LSE:TTA) (NYSE:TOT) met on March 14, 2018, and declared a 2017 third interim dividend of EUR0.62 per share and offered, under the conditions set by the fourth resolution at the Combined Shareholders' Meeting of May 26, 2017, the option for shareholders to receive the 2017 third interim dividend in cash or in new shares of the Company. The period for exercising the option ran from March 19, 2018 to March 28, 2018. At the end of the option period, 44% of rights were exercised in favour of receiving the payment for the 2017 third interim dividend in shares. 15,559,601 new shares will be issued, representing 0.59% of the Company's share capital on the basis of the share capital as of March 31, 2018. The share price for the new shares to be issued as payment of the 2017 third interim dividend was set at EUR45.70 on March 14, 2018. The price is equal to the average opening price on Euronext Paris for the twenty trading days preceding the Board of Directors of March 14, 2018, reduced by the amount of the 2017 third interim dividend, without any discount. The settlement and delivery of the new shares as well as their admission to trading on Euronext Paris will occur on April 9, 2018. The shares will carry immediate dividend rights and will be fully assimilated with existing shares already listed. In line with the shareholder return policy announced on February 8, 2018, in order to avoid any dilution linked to the issuance of new shares, the Group will buy back during the quarter the newly issued shares with the intention to cancel them. The remaining cash dividend to be paid to shareholders who did not elect to receive the 2017 third interim dividend in shares amounts to 910 million euros and the date for the payment in cash is set for April 9, 2018. About Total Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in low-carbon energies. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.
waldron: 4733/5000 Total: Dividend and share repurchase 2018-2020Press release share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook share via email 0 0 08/02/2018 | 8:26 Total's Board of Directors reaffirms its priority to implement the Group's industrial growth strategy and announces the return to shareholder policy for the next 3 years: Proposed dividend at € 2.48 / share for the year 2017 10% increase in the dividend between 2018 and 2020 Up to $ 5 billion of share repurchase in 2018-20 Paris - The Board of Directors, meeting on February 7, 2018, approved the Group's financial statements for the 2017 financial year and reviewed the cash flow allocation policy, including the shareholder return policy, for the 3 coming years. Despite a volatile environment over the past three years, Total has successfully repositioned itself, achieving solid results in 2017 thanks to good operating performance and lowering its organic break-even point before Brent's dividend to $ 27 / b. Major investments over the past five years have resulted in strong growth in high margin production. The Group has also strengthened by investing on a counter-cycle and has acquired resources on attractive terms. It enjoys strong visibility on the growth of its cash flow and increased financial flexibility thanks to a debt ratio (net debt on capital) lowered to 12% at the end of 2017. Confident in the ability of the Group's teams to seize value-creating growth opportunities, the Board of Directors reaffirms the priority it gives to the implementation of the Group's long-term industrial strategy. In this context, the Board of Directors wished to give visibility to the policy of allocation of cash flow and return to the shareholder for the next three years. It has confirmed an investment program of $ 15 - $ 17 billion a year, has set a target of maintaining the debt ratio (net debt to capital) below 20% and maintaining a grade A rating and has also proposed the following measures: 1. Dividend increase of 10% over the next 3 years A dividend for 2017 of € 2.48 / share will be proposed to the Shareholders' Meeting, which corresponds to a balance of € 0.62 / share and a dividend increase of 1.2% compared to 2016 The quarterly installments for the 20181 financial year will be increased by 3.2% to € 0.64 per share, with the intention of proposing to the Annual General Meeting a dividend for the 2018 financial year of € 2.56 / share. The dividend target for the 2020 financial year would be € 2.72 / share 2. Redemption of shares issued without a discount under the share dividend option Maintaining the dividend in stock option to meet the wishes of certain shareholders but without discounting the issue price on the share price Repurchase of newly issued shares for cancellation. No dilution linked to the stock dividend option as of 2018 Immediate redemption of the shares issued in January 2018 as part of the payment of the second installment 2017 3. Up to $ 5 billion of share buybacks over the 2018-20 period The goal is to share with shareholders the benefits of rising oil prices Buyback volumes will be adjusted for oil prices This comes in addition to the repurchase of shares issued as part of the stock dividend 2017 dividend The Board of Directors proposes to the Combined General Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on June 1, 2018, to set the dividend for the 2017 financial year at € 2.48 / share, an increase of 1.2% compared to 2016. Given the three installments of € 0.62 / share for the 2017 financial year, a balance of € 0.62 / share is therefore proposed. The Board also proposes that the Shareholders' Meeting decide to offer shareholders the possibility of receiving the payment of this dividend balance for the 2017 financial year, either in cash or by subscribing for new shares of the Company without a discount. Therefore, subject to approval by the General Assembly of the resolution to be proposed: the balance of the dividend will be detached from the share on Euronext Paris on June 11, 2018; the payment in cash and / or the delivery of any shares issued, depending on the option chosen, should take place on June 28, 2018. 1The first deposit will be paid in October 2018 * * * * * Total contacts Investor Relations: +44 (0) 207 719 7962 l
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