Total SA (TOT, TTFNF.PK, TTA.L) reported a decline in first-quarter 2012 net income (Group share) to 3.66 billion euros from 3.95 billion euros a year ago. On an adjusted basis, net profit slid to 3.07 billion euros or 1.36 euros per share from last year's 3.10 billion euros or 1.38 euros per share. Expressed in dollars, adjusted net income was down 5%, with adjusted earnings per share declining 6% to $1.78 from $1.89 in the comparable period.
Sales amounted to 51.17 billion euros compared with 46.03 billion euros in the previous year.
Further, the board has decided on April 26,2012 to pay an interim 2012 dividend of 0.57 euros per share on September 27, 2012.
by RTT Staff Writer
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