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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 27.61 (-0.61% today). The market cap for Sasol Ltd. is 18493.7, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Sasol Ltd. is 32. Currently Sasol Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 13.78, and a forward P/E of 11.07. Average volume for Sasol Ltd. is 343.76 and so far today it is 71291.

Performance in the last year for Sasol Ltd. has been -15.08%. For EPS growth, Sasol Ltd. has seen a growth of 0.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 81.42%. 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 -2.13%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -2.36%.

Since the IPO date for Sasol Ltd. on the 4/26/1982, Sasol Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be 5.00%. With Sasol Ltd. trading at 27.61, the dividend yield is 4.46%, and the EPS is 2.02.

So could Sasol Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 13.78. The PEG is 7.25, P/S is 1.55 and the P/B is at 1.14. The P/cash is 4.27, 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 13.80%. Outstanding shares are at 665.72. While shares float is 633.99. The float short is currently 0.07%, and short ratio is 1.27.

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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