Sasol Limited operates as an integrated chemical and energy company in South Africa.
Share Price & News
How has Sasol's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SOL exceeded the ZA Chemicals industry which returned 70.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOL exceeded the ZA Market which returned 18.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sasol's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StSasol (JSE:SOL) lifts 9.8% this week, taking one-year gains to 82%
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Will Be Pleased With The Quality of Sasol's (JSE:SOL) Earnings
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSasol's (JSE:SOL) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business
Sasol Fundamentals Summary
|SOL fundamental statistics|
Is SOL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R97.49b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||14.57|
|Net Profit Margin||4.47%|
How did SOL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Sasol undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SOL (ZAR246.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR325.28)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.2x) compared to the ZA Chemicals industry average (13.9x).
PE vs Market: SOL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.2x) compared to the ZA market (11.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the ZA Chemicals industry average (0.9x).
How is Sasol forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOL's forecast earnings growth (22.6% per year) is above the savings rate (9.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SOL's earnings (22.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the ZA market (13.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOL's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the ZA market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOL's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SOL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.9%).
How has Sasol performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOL has a large one-off loss of ZAR23.2B impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SOL became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOL's earnings have declined by 63.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SOL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (27%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOL's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.
How is Sasol's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOL's short term assets (ZAR105.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR57.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: SOL's short term assets (ZAR105.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (ZAR150.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOL's debt to equity ratio (67.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SOL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.7% to 67.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.1%).
Interest Coverage: SOL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.5x coverage).
What is Sasol current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SOL is not paying a notable dividend for the ZA market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the ZA market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Fleetwood Grobler (60 yo)
Mr. Fleetwood Rawstorne Grobler, B Eng (Mech) has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Sasol Limited since November 01, 2019. Mr. Grobler served as Executive Vice President of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Fleetwood's total compensation ($USD2.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD2.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Fleetwood's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOL's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sasol Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sasol Limited
- Ticker: SOL
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1950
- Industry: Diversified Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: R145.198b
- Shares outstanding: 630.64m
- Website: https://www.sasol.com
Number of Employees
- Sasol Limited
- Sasol Place
- 50 Katherine Street
- South Africa
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 C...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/22 17:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/22 00:00|
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