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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.48
TOT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. TOT: 0.48 )
TOT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.48

Equity to Asset 0.42
TOT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. TOT: 0.42 )
TOT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.42

0.34
0.46
Interest Coverage 26.82
TOT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. TOT: 26.82 )
TOT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 54.98
Current: 26.82

3.54
54.98
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.07
M-Score: -3.03
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.47
TOT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. TOT: 10.47 )
TOT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.24   Max: 20.65
Current: 10.47

-0.24
20.65
Net-margin (%) 4.92
TOT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. TOT: 4.92 )
TOT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 11.4
Current: 4.92

1.66
11.4
ROE (%) 11.62
TOT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. TOT: 11.62 )
TOT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.18   Max: 34.38
Current: 11.62

4.18
34.38
ROA (%) 4.86
TOT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. TOT: 4.86 )
TOT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 12.82
Current: 4.86

1.62
12.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.08
TOT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. TOT: 21.08 )
TOT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.55   Max: 49.13
Current: 21.08

-0.55
49.13
Revenue Growth (%) 7.80
TOT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TOT: 7.80 )
TOT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.4   Max: 19.3
Current: 7.8

-5.4
19.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 0.70
TOT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TOT: 0.70 )
TOT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 33.8
Current: 0.7

-6.9
33.8
EPS Growth (%) -6.40
TOT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. TOT: -6.40 )
TOT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 39
Current: -6.4

-9.5
39
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TOT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

David Dreman 119,720 sh (+6.05%)
John Buckingham 61,084 sh (+3.6%)
Sarah Ketterer 76,331 sh (+3.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 210,305 sh (+0.8%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,865,383 sh (+0.64%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 407,408 sh (-0.26%)
Charles Brandes 2,651,015 sh (-1.33%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 243,955 sh (-1.51%)
IVA International Fund 787,575 sh (-21.48%)
NWQ Managers 96,160 sh (-28.77%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,106,048 sh (-30.53%)
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Q4 2013

TOT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 19,000 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 217,110 sh (+184.43%)
John Buckingham 61,182 sh (+0.16%)
IVA International Fund 787,575 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 1,106,048 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 405,473 sh (-0.47%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 240,455 sh (-1.43%)
NWQ Managers 94,050 sh (-2.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 198,689 sh (-5.52%)
Charles Brandes 2,456,057 sh (-7.35%)
David Dreman 85,708 sh (-28.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,834,819 sh (-40.86%)
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Q1 2014

TOT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 39,000 sh (+105.26%)
David Dreman 99,061 sh (+15.58%)
IVA International Fund 801,364 sh (+1.75%)
John Buckingham 61,561 sh (+0.62%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,106,048 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 94,050 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 403,263 sh (-0.55%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 238,791 sh (-0.69%)
Sarah Ketterer 194,933 sh (-10.21%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 176,254 sh (-11.29%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,800,093 sh (-17.73%)
Charles Brandes 1,871,544 sh (-23.8%)
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Q2 2014

TOT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 236,334 sh (-1.03%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 22,149 sh (-87.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TOT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -23.8%0.45%$56.2 - $65.98 $ 67.5610%1871544
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -28.41%0.18%$56.53 - $62 $ 67.5614%85708
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Reduce -7.35%0.15%$56.53 - $62 $ 67.5614%2456057
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$47.98 - $54.92 $ 67.5631%0
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy1.7%$47.43 - $52.4 $ 67.5635%2738620
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-09-30 New Buy1.6%$42.16 - $54.51 $ 67.5641%279773
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 1.5%$42.16 - $54.51 $ 67.5641%0
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Add 32%$42.16 - $54.51 $ 67.5641%16500
Tweedy Browne 2012-06-30 Add 24.83%0.14%$42.14 - $51.77 $ 67.5648%443893
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Add 25.77%0.02%$42.14 - $51.77 $ 67.5648%79169
Tweedy Browne 2012-03-31 Add 62.44%0.24%$49.63 - $56.49 $ 67.5634%355608
John Hussman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.01%$42.13 - $55.66 $ 67.5635%12500
Tweedy Browne 2011-09-30 Add 575.49%0.32%$41.27 - $57.97 $ 67.5637%220480
Tweedy Browne 2011-06-30 New Buy0.06%$53.31 - $64.23 $ 67.5616%32640
David Dreman 2011-06-30 Add 42.39%0.02%$53.31 - $64.23 $ 67.5616%59550
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Guru Investment Theses on Total SA

Third Avenue Management Comments on Total S.A. - Sep 12, 2013

In reviewing our investment in Pargesa, Fund Management noticed that the largest component of its NAV, the common stock of Total S.A. (TOT) ("Total"), was very attractively priced and worthy of a stand-alone investment. Based in France, Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated oil and gas company in the world. The company was incorporated in 1924 and expanded materially through the acquisitions of Petro Fina S.A and Elf Aquitane in 1999 and 2000, respectively. Total has 11.4 billion barrels of proved reserves and annual production of 2.9 million barrels per day (including share of equity affiliates). The company's operations are geographically diverse with reserves distributed as follows: Africa (26% of reserves; 24% of production), Asia (23% of reserves; 20% of production), Americas (19% of reserves; 10% of production), Middle East (17% of reserves; 31% of production) and Europe (15% of reserves and production). Total has significant midstream and downstream operations with interests in 31 pipelines, including eight that it operates and 20 refineries, including nine that it operates.The company is one of the world's leading liquefied natural gas("LNG") players with interests in nine existing plants plus three under construction and an additional four under study. Finally, the company has 14,725 service stations, including 9,100 and 4,500 in Africa and the Middle East,respectively.

Total's management team, led by Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie, has an impressive long-term track record: book value per share has compounded at a 15% annual rate over the last ten years (including dividends) during which the company has never lost money.Total has a very strong financial position, and the shares,which offer an attractive 6%dividend (qualified) yield,were purchased at about 7x earnings and a 25% discount to our estimate of net asset value.

From Third Avenue Management’s third quarter 2013 letter to shareholders.


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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.20
TOT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. TOT: 12.20 )
TOT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 18.79
Current: 12.2

4.3
18.79
P/B 1.50
TOT's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TOT: 1.50 )
TOT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.49
Current: 1.5

1.04
3.49
P/S 0.70
TOT's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. TOT: 0.70 )
TOT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.7

0.4
1.27
PFCF 482.40
TOT's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 272.46 vs. TOT: 482.40 )
TOT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.47   Max: 522.86
Current: 482.4

9.47
522.86
EV-to-EBIT 8.02
TOT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. TOT: 8.02 )
TOT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 10.3
Current: 8.02

2.5
10.3
PEG 2.60
TOT's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. TOT: 2.60 )
TOT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5.1
Current: 2.6

0.1
5.1
Shiller P/E 10.80
TOT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. TOT: 10.80 )
TOT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 19.69
Current: 10.8

5.72
19.69
Current Ratio 1.44
TOT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. TOT: 1.44 )
TOT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.44

1.13
1.59
Quick Ratio 1.08
TOT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. TOT: 1.08 )
TOT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.08

0.83
1.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.00
TOT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. TOT: 4.00 )
TOT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.42   Max: 8.1
Current: 4

2.42
8.1
Dividend growth (3y) 0.80
TOT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. TOT: 0.80 )
TOT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 44.4
Current: 0.8

-8.4
44.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.16
TOT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. TOT: 3.16 )
TOT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 6.4
Current: 3.16

1.91
6.4
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
TOT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. TOT: -0.40 )
TOT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.1   Max: -42.2
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
TOT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TOT: 1.80 )
TOT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 4.13
Current: 1.8

1.32
4.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
TOT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. TOT: 1.40 )
TOT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 17.71
Current: 1.4

0.6
17.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
TOT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. TOT: 0.90 )
TOT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.82
Current: 0.9

0.38
2.82
Price/Graham Number 1.00
TOT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TOT: 1.00 )
TOT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.6
Current: 1

0.59
2.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.50
TOT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. TOT: 12.50 )
TOT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 9.7   Max: 40.5
Current: 12.5

9.7
40.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.27
TOT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. TOT: -2.27 )
TOT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 71.7
Current: -2.27

-8.5
71.7

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
Compare:XOM, RDS.B, CVX, EC, PBR » details
Traded in other countries:TTA.UK, TOT.Italy, FP.France, FPNV.France, TOTB.Germany, TOTA.Germany, TTFNF.USA
TOTAL S.A. was incorporated in France on March 28, 1924. It is a publicly-traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world. With operations in more than 130 countries, the Company engages in all aspects of the petroleum industry, including Upstream operations (oil and gas exploration, development and production, LNG) and Downstream operations (refining, marketing and the trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products). The Company also produces base chemicals (petrochemicals and fertilizers) and specialty chemicals for the industrial and consumer markets. Its worldwide operations are conducted through three business segments: Upstream and Supply - Marketing. Its Upstream segment includes Exploration & Production and Gas & Power activities. The Group has exploration and production activities in more than forty countries and produces oil or gas in approximately thirty countries. The Company's Upstream segment aims at continuing to combine long-term growth and profitability at the levels of the best in the industry. Supply-Marketing included the Group's worldwide businesses of supplying and marketing petroleum products. The Group operates more than ten refineries in Western Europe: approximately six are located in France, one in Belgium, one in Germany, one in the UK, one in Italy and one in the Netherlands. The Chemicals segment includes Base Chemicals, with petrochemicals and fertilizers, and Specialties, with the Group's rubber processing, resins, adhesives and electroplating activities. The Company is also into The Consumer products business organized into baby care products (Nuk and Tigex) and household specialties (Mapa and Spontex). The Group is subject to intense competition within the oil sector and between the oil sector and other sectors aiming to fulfill the energy needs of the industry and of individuals. The Company is subject to stringent environmental, health and safety laws in numerous jurisdictions around the world.
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