Sasol Ltd. (NYSE: SSL), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 17418.01. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Sasol Ltd. is 26.85 (with a change from open of -0.56%), this in conjunction with a target price of 6.38. Volume today has so far reached 124231, with an average volume of about 308.98. The GAP for this stock, is 2.62%.
The P/E ratio is 17.3, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 7.54. The current EPS for Sasol Ltd., is 1.52, 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 -0.55%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Sasol Ltd., EPS is looking like it will grow 50.69% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 1.90%. Quarter over quarter is -63.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -15.30%. 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 and institutional ownership is 4.70%. Shares outstanding is 662.03, while shares float is at a value of 642.81. Float short for Sasol Ltd. is 0.05% and the short ratio is 1.02.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.39, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.41. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.6, and the quick ratio is 2. The most recent gross margin is 58.80% and their operating margin is 13.70%. The profit margin is 7.60%.
Sasol Ltd. has seen returns on assets of 3.80%, and on investment, 5.20%. Return on equity is 6.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 9.1. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.43, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.11 and Price/cash is 4.96, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .
The simple moving averages are -0.63% and -2.56% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -21.63% and the 52 week low is 29.19%.
Sasol Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.71%, with a current price of 26.85. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 103.00%. 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 Ltd. is based in South Africa.
Performance in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry means that Sasol Ltd. has seen performance for the past week of 3.95%, with performance for the month coming to -5.05%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.64%, and for the half year the performance is -14.53%. Volatility for this week is 2.33% and for the month this is 1.87%.
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