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Morning Trending Tickers: Sasol Limited, (SSL)

Friday February 24th 2017: Sasol Limited, SSL is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Major Integrated Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in South Africa, Sasol Limited, SSLĀ  has a market cap of 18.68 B. Since its IPO date on the 4/26/1982, Sasol Limited, SSL performance year to date is -1.50%. Today Sasol Limited, SSL has gained 2.27%, with a current price of 28.8.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 2.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 61.90%. Return of assets are at 4.00%, with return on investment at 5.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Sasol Limited, SSL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.37. While Total debt/equity is 0.38. With a profit margin of 8.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 58.90%, and operating margin of 13.20%. Sasol Limited ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.2, while the quick ratio is 1.6.

For the last year Sasol Limited, SSL has seen a EPS growth of -55.50%. A performance for the year of 3.64%. The 52-week high is -11.11%, and the 52-week low is 15.90%. The average volume for Sasol Limited, SSL is 23059.

With a target price of 31.9, can Sasol Limited, SSL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Sasol Limited, SSL. Sasol Limited has a P/E of 15.77 and a forward P/E of 8.01. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.63. Sasol Limited also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.44 and 1.12 respectively. For P/cash, Sasol Limited has a value of 9.68, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 28.8, Sasol Limited has a dividend yield of 3.69%. We see a return on equity of 7.20%.

Looking more long-term Sasol Limited, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.76% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -55.50% for this year and for the last five years a -8.00% growth has been seen.

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