Analyst Ratings for Sasol Ltd. ADR (SSL)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Sasol Ltd. ADR (NYSE:SSL) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, SSL received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

SSL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 36.98, implying a possible profit of 21.85 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21.83, implying potential capital losses of -28.07 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.02 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.45 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

SSL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 66.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SSL is 0.29.

SSL has a 52-week high of 32.40 and a 52-week low of 24.85. Today's price is 22.13 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.33 percent. SSL has a price/earnings ratio of 18.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SSL value stock report compares SSL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.5 billion. SSL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.