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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL) ?

The company in question is, Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL) currently with a stock price of 29.68 (-1.00% today). The market cap for Sasol Limited is 19617, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Sasol Limited is 33.5. Currently Sasol Limited is trading with a P/E of 16.71, and a forward P/E of 7.81. Average volume for Sasol Limited is 363.62 and so far today it is 567000.

Performance in the last year for Sasol Limited has been -2.30%. For EPS growth, Sasol Limited has seen a growth of -55.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 31.25%. 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 0.91%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.07%.

Since the IPO date for Sasol Limited on the 4/26/1982, Sasol Limited has seen performance year to date to be 5.22%. With Sasol Limited trading at 29.68, the dividend yield is 3.50%, and the EPS is 1.78.

So could Sasol Limited, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 16.71. The PEG is 8.8, P/S is 1.52 and the P/B is at 1.19. The P/cash is 10.22, 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 3.10%. Outstanding shares are at 660.95. While shares float is 642.8. The float short is currently 0.16%, and short ratio is 2.85.

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