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Morning Hot Watch List: Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL)

The company in question is, Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL) currently with a stock price of 30.46 (-0.88% today). The market cap for Sasol Limited is 19.84 B, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Sasol Limited is 32.5. Currently Sasol Limited is trading with a P/E of 17.05, and a forward P/E of 8.79. Average volume for Sasol Limited is 382.13 and so far today it is 240306.

Performance in the last year for Sasol Limited has been 8.15%. For EPS growth, Sasol Limited has seen a growth of -55.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 19.36%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -8.00% over the last five years and could be 1.90% for the next five years. Sasol Limited has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -15.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -55.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.12%.

Since the IPO date for Sasol Limited on the 4/26/1982, Sasol Limited has seen performance year to date to be 7.99%. With Sasol Limited trading at 30.46, the dividend yield is 3.41%, and the EPS is 1.79.

So could Sasol Limited, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.05. The PEG is 8.97, P/S is 1.53 and the P/B is at 1.21. The P/cash is 10.27, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Sasol Limited ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.37, and total debt/equity at 0.38.

In terms of margins, Sasol Limited has a gross margin of 58.90%, an operating margin of 13.20% and a profit margin of 8.40%.Payout ratio for Sasol Limited is 61.90%. Return on assets come to 4.00% with return on investment coming to 5.20%.

Insider ownership for Sasol Limited, is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 3.20%. Outstanding shares are at 651.43. While shares float is 642.8. The float short is currently 0.25%, and short ratio is 4.15.

Graphs: Sasol Limited NYSE: SSL | Friday May 19, 2017


Sasol Limited NYSE: SSL




Sasol Limited NYSE: SSL

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