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 maximum price target given was 36.98, which equates to a potential upside of 21.85 percent. The minimum price target given was 21.83, implying potential capital losses of -28.07 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.02 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.45 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SSL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 66.34 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of SSL is 0.29.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SSL hit 32.40 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 24.85. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.13 percent, and below the high by 6.33 percent. SSL has a P/E 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 market cap of SSL is $20.5 billion. SSL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.