Sasol Company Profile (NYSE:SSL)

About Sasol (NYSE:SSL)

Sasol logoSasol Limited is an international integrated chemicals and energy company. The Company develops and commercializes technologies, and builds and operates facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. The Company's operating business units include Mining and, Exploration and Production International. Its Strategic Business Units are energy, base chemicals, performance chemicals and group functions. The Company's regional operating hubs include Southern Africa Operations and International Operations. The Company operates approximately six coal mines that supply feedstock for its Secunda (Sasol Synfuels) and Sasolburg (Sasolburg Operations) complexes in South Africa. It offers market ready fuels and oils, such as bitumen; industrial heating fuels; naphtha and illuminating paraffin transport fuels; automotive lubricants; industrial lubricants; greases; cleansers and degreasers; automotive fuels, and burner fuels.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SSL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $18.31 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 645,465,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $29.50
  • 52 Week Range: $24.91 - $32.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.03
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.16
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $13.33 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.37
  • Book Value: $25.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.12
  • Annual Dividend: $1.29
  • Dividend Yield: 3.4%
  • EBIDTA: $3.92 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 1.69%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
  • Average Volume: 217,892 shs.
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Short Ratio: 4.26

Frequently Asked Questions for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)

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 declared a dividend on Monday, August 21st. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.059 per share on Monday, September 11th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 6th. View Sasol's Dividend History.

What guidance has Sasol issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sasol updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of ZAR32.71-36.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $33.60.

Who are some of Sasol's key competitors?

Who are Sasol's key executives?

Sasol's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen Cornell, Joint President and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Bongani Nqwababa, Joint President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Paul Victor, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Vuyo Dominic Kahla, Company Secretary, Executive Vice President - Advisory and Assurance
  • Fleetwood Grobler, Executive Vice President - Chemicals Business
  • Bernard Ekhard Klingenberg, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • Maurice Radebe, Executive Vice President - Energy Business
  • Christiaan Francois Rademan, Executive Vice President - Upstream and Business Enablement
  • Stephan Schoeman, Executive Vice President - Technology
  • Mandla Sizwe Vulindlela Gantsho Ph.D., Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Who owns Sasol stock?

Sasol's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (188.72%), Harding Loevner LP (87.06%), Bamco Inc. NY (14.48%), Aperio Group LLC (8.50%), Northern Trust Corp (8.36%) and State Street Corp (8.18%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sasol.

Who sold Sasol stock? Who is selling Sasol stock?

Sasol's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Aperio Group LLC, World Asset Management Inc and US Bancorp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sasol.

Who bought Sasol stock? Who is buying Sasol stock?

Sasol's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harding Loevner LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Royal Bank of Canada, State Street Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Citigroup Inc. and Fagan Associates Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sasol.

How do I buy Sasol stock?

Shares of Sasol can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sasol's stock price today?

One share of Sasol stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.36.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sasol (NYSE SSL)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  226
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sasol and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sasol (NYSE:SSL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/7/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformMediumView Rating Details
7/18/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
3/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyHighView Rating Details
9/26/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/14/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
3/9/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
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Earnings Estimates for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.02 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.96 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
Most Recent Dividend:9/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.29
Dividend Yield:4.55%
Dividend Growth:-19.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.72% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sasol (NYSE SSL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
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Headline Trends for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
Latest Headlines for Sasol (NYSE:SSL)
DateHeadline logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 23 at 2:44 AM logoSasol to write off $900M to unwind black empowerment deal; shares -7% - September 20 at 9:30 AM logoSasol Announces New B-BBEE Ownership Structure Sasol Khanyisa - September 20 at 9:30 AM logoAnalyzing Sasol (SSL) and Cenovus Energy (CVE) - September 20 at 9:24 AM logoReviewing Targa Resources Partners (NGLS) & Sasol (SSL) - September 16 at 8:26 PM logoAnalyzing Midcoast Energy Partners (MEP) & Sasol (SSL) - September 15 at 2:30 PM logoContrasting Sasol (SSL) & Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) - September 10 at 4:12 AM logoToday's Bell Ringer, September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 8:54 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 8 at 8:44 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - September 8 at 7:34 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada - September 7 at 7:40 PM logoSasol’s $11-Billion Chemical Project Resumes After Harvey Stall - September 6 at 8:38 AM logoETFs with exposure to Sasol Ltd. : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 9:07 AM logoSasol Ltd. Declares Dividend of $0.06 (SSL) - September 1 at 7:56 AM logoFinancial Analysis: Sasol (SSL) and Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) - August 31 at 10:30 PM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - August 31 at 6:20 AM logoSasol Ltd. :SSL-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 8:14 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 29 at 2:34 AM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Sasol Ltd. (SSL) to Hold - August 25 at 4:48 PM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.59 Per Share - August 23 at 5:56 PM logoCritical Contrast: Sasol (SSL) versus Markwest Energy Partners (MWE) - August 23 at 6:28 AM logoSasol cuts expectations for $11B Louisiana chemicals project - August 22 at 6:59 AM logoSasol Says $11 Billion Louisiana Project Three-Quarters Complete - August 21 at 9:06 AM logoSasol Tempers Return Expectations for $11 Billion Project - August 21 at 9:06 AM logoInvestor Network: Sasol Limited Sponsored ADR to Host Earnings Call - August 21 at 9:06 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday - August 14 at 2:32 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Buy - August 12 at 11:14 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 4 at 7:44 AM logoSasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 25 at 10:41 AM logoSasol Profit Drops on Strong Rand as Secunda Hits Record - July 25 at 6:59 AM logoSasol Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for SSL - July 15 at 9:00 AM logoSasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - July 10 at 9:51 AM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest - July 4 at 7:02 AM logoBidaskClub Upgrades Sasol Ltd. (SSL) to Hold - June 27 at 8:22 PM logoShares of SSL Now Oversold - June 22 at 1:47 PM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub - June 16 at 4:22 PM logoSasol Financing International Limited -- Moody's downgrades Sasol to Baa3 negative following downgrade of SA to Baa3 negative - June 13 at 8:05 PM logoSasol Ltd. (SSL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - June 13 at 11:14 AM logoSasol Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for SSL - June 9 at 12:42 AM logoSouth African Chemical Maker Looks To Fuel New Rebound - May 22 at 7:01 PM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 19 at 2:02 PM logoSasol Sees Mixed Sales to Start 2017 - May 6 at 7:45 PM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.26 - May 4 at 3:30 PM logoSasol Publishes Production and Sales Metrics for the Nine Months Ended 31 March 2017 and an Update on Significant Hedging Activities - May 2 at 9:15 AM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - May 1 at 5:38 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Sasol Limited (SSL) Stock Price - April 28 at 4:02 PM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 24 at 1:54 PM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 22 at 1:59 PM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.48 - April 18 at 11:54 AM logoSasol Limited (SSL) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.31 - April 13 at 5:03 PM



Sasol (SSL) Chart for Sunday, September, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by Staff