NYSE:SSL - Sasol Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$24.88 +0.19 (+0.77 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$24.88
Today's Range$24.60 - $24.96
52-Week Range$25.56 - $39.73
Volume202,946 shs
Average Volume176,812 shs
Market Capitalization$16.21 billion
P/E Ratio12.02
Dividend Yield2.03%
Beta0.85
Sasol Limited operates as an integrated chemical and energy company in South Africa. The company operates through Mining, Exploration and Production International, Energy, Base Chemicals, and Performance Chemicals segments. It operates coal mines; and develops and manages upstream interests in oil and gas exploration and production in Mozambique, South Africa, Australia, Canada, Gabon, and Australia. The company also markets and sells gas, electricity, and liquid fuels products; and develops, implements, and manages international gas-to-liquids and coal-to-liquids ventures. In addition, it produces and markets explosives, fertilizers, polymers, and mining reagents, as well as alcohols, ketones, acrylate monomers, and other oxygenated solvemnts for use in various applications, such as aerosols, cosmetics, fragrances, packaging, paints, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, polishes, printing and plastics, mining, pulp and paper, steel, textiles, water treatment and purification, agricultural fertilizers, and chemicals. Further, the company markets organic and inorganic commodity and specialty chemicals comprising organics, inorganics, wax, phenolic, carbon, ammonia, and specialty gases; and offers engineering and project services. Sasol Limited was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone27-10-344-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.14 billion
Cash Flow$3.2354 per share
Book Value$27.41 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees31,270
Market Cap$16.21 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

Sasol (NYSE:SSL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sasol's stock symbol?

Sasol trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SSL."

How often does Sasol pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sasol?

Sasol announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, February 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.4263 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. View Sasol's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SSL?

8 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Sasol's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.50 to $7.50. On average, they expect Sasol's share price to reach $7.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 69.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Sasol.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sasol?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sasol in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sasol.

Has Sasol been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SSL stock have trended positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sasol earned a news sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Sasol?

Sasol saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,228,552 shares, an increase of 47.8% from the March 29th total of 831,063 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 200,669 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.1 days. View Sasol's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sasol's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sasol own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sasol investors own include Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (ARWR), Dova Pharmaceuticals (DOVA), Anglo American (AAL), Lonmin (LMI), AngloGold Ashanti (AU), Groupon (GRPN), Tri-Continental (TY), Allergan (AGN), Starbucks (SBUX) and DRDGOLD (DRD).

Who are Sasol's key executives?

Sasol's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bongani Nqwababa BAcc (Hons), CA(Z), MBA, Joint Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen Russell Cornell BSc Chem Eng., Joint Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Paul Victor BCompt (Hons), Intl. Tax law, CA (SA), CFO & Exec. Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Bernard Ekhard Klingenberg, Exec. VP of Global Operations (Age 57)
  • Ms. Charlotte K. Mokoena, Exec. VP of HR & Corp. Affairs (Age 54)

Who are Sasol's major shareholders?

Sasol's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.72%), ARGA Investment Management LP (0.05%), Northern Trust Corp (0.04%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.04%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.03%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%).

Which major investors are selling Sasol stock?

SSL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jane Street Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Greenleaf Trust, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley and Comerica Bank.

Which major investors are buying Sasol stock?

SSL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Todd Asset Management LLC, ARGA Investment Management LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Wedbush Securities Inc..

How do I buy shares of Sasol?

Shares of SSL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sasol's stock price today?

One share of SSL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.88.

How big of a company is Sasol?

Sasol has a market capitalization of $16.21 billion and generates $14.14 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $681.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.07 on an earnings per share basis. Sasol employs 31,270 workers across the globe.

What is Sasol's official website?

The official website for Sasol is http://www.sasol.com/.

How can I contact Sasol?

Sasol's mailing address is 50 KATHERINE STREET SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG T3, 99999. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 27-10-344-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sasol (NYSE SSL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  349 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  583
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sasol and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SSL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SSL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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