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Today’s Large Cap Details for Sasol Limited (NYSE: SSL) of Major Integrated Oil & Gas

Sasol Limited (NYSE: SSL), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 18.54 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Sasol Limited is 28.88 (with a change from open of 0.00%), this in conjunction with a target price of 31.9. Volume today has so far reached 0, with an average volume of about 296.14. The GAP for this stock, is 0.00%.

The P/E ratio is 15.96, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 8.22. The current EPS for Sasol Limited, is 1.81, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -55.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 1.01%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Sasol Limited, EPS is looking like it will grow 21.76% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 6.00%. Quarter over quarter is -55.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -15.00%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -8.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 4.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at *TBA and institutional ownership is 2.50%. Shares outstanding is 641.88, while shares float is at a value of 641.88. Float short for Sasol Limited is 0.13% and the short ratio is 2.73.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.37, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.38. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.6. The most recent gross margin is 58.90% and their operating margin is 13.20%. The profit margin is 8.40%.

Sasol Limited has seen returns on assets of 4.00%, and on investment, 5.20%. Return on equity is 7.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.66. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.41, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.13 and Price/cash is 9.48, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 3.50% and 0.48% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -10.86% and the 52 week low is 16.22%.

Sasol Limited has a dividend yield of 3.60%, with a current price of 28.88. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 61.90%. This is in an industry, Major Integrated Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Sasol Limited is based in South Africa.

Performance in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry means that Sasol Limited has seen performance for the past week of 5.09%, with performance for the month coming to 0.70%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -5.22%, and for the half year the performance is 4.71%. Volatility for this week is 1.24% and for the month this is 1.31%.


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