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How has Sasol Ltd.:(NYSE:SSL) performed recently?

Sasol Ltd. (NYSE: SSL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 18434.77. It is in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 17.72, a forward P/E of 7.92 and EPS of 1.56. At a stock price of 27.64 (1.95%) it has a dividend yield of 4.59%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -8.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by -55.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 43.27% and more long-term 1.90% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -63.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -15.30%.

For performance, Sasol Ltd. the past week has seen a gain of 1.54%. For the last month performance for Sasol Ltd. is 7.32%. While the last quarter is 9.31% and half year, 3.33%. Finally for the year, performance is -6.18%.

The 52-week high for Sasol Ltd., is at -17.36%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 36.22%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.03% and 2.30% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.66%, and for the month it is 2.13%. Sasol Ltd., has a target price of 6.39.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.39, and for total debt/equity Sasol Ltd. has 0.41. The gross margin is 58.80%, while operating margin is 13.70%, the profit margin is 7.60%. The current ratio is 2.6 and the quick ratio is 2.

Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 4.70%. Sasol Ltd. has a payout ratio of 103.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 666.96. The shares float is 642.81, with the float short at 0.05%, with short ratio coming to 0.96.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Sasol Ltd., get 3.80%, with its returns on investment at 5.20%. Return on equity is 6.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 6.39, reached soon?

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