The ex-dividend date for Total (NYSE:TOT) is tomorrow, March 13, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 69 cents per share. At a price of $51.51 as of 10 a.m., the dividend yield is 5%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Total (NYSE: TOT) is tomorrow, March 13, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 69 cents per share. At a price of $51.51 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5%. The average volume for Total has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Total has a market cap of $115.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. TOTAL S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Total as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Total Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.