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

The company in question is, Sasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL) currently with a stock price of 25.98 (0.46% today). The market cap for Sasol Ltd. is 17302.15, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Sasol Ltd. is 32.09. Currently Sasol Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 12.75, and a forward P/E of 10.85. Average volume for Sasol Ltd. is 300.78 and so far today it is 73045.

Performance in the last year for Sasol Ltd. has been -11.43%. For EPS growth, Sasol Ltd. has seen a growth of 0.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 40.51%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 12.90% over the last five years and could be 1.90% for the next five years. Sasol Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -14.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -42.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.91%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -5.83%.

Since the IPO date for Sasol Ltd. on the 4/26/1982, Sasol Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be -2.25%. With Sasol Ltd. trading at 25.98, the dividend yield is 4.80%, and the EPS is 2.03.

So could Sasol Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.75. The PEG is 6.71, P/S is 1.44 and the P/B is at 1.06. The P/cash is 3.97, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Sasol Ltd. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.9, and the quick ratio is 2.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.32, and total debt/equity at 0.33.

In terms of margins, Sasol Ltd. has a gross margin of 58.40%, an operating margin of 17.90% and a profit margin of 10.30%.Payout ratio for Sasol Ltd. is 70.50%. Return on assets come to 5.50% with return on investment coming to 12.80%.

Insider ownership for Sasol Ltd., is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 4.70%. Outstanding shares are at 669.07. While shares float is 633.99. The float short is currently 0.05%, and short ratio is 1.11.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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