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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.34
SSL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SSL: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SSL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.79 Max: N/A
Current: 0.34
Equity-to-Asset 0.54
SSL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SSL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SSL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.54
0.45
0.63
Interest Coverage 9.15
SSL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. SSL: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.75  Med: 19.73 Max: 100.05
Current: 9.15
9.75
100.05
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.33
Beneish M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
14.23%
6.87%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 13.26
SSL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. SSL: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SSL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.02  Med: 21.82 Max: 26.11
Current: 13.26
14.02
26.11
Net Margin % 8.42
SSL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. SSL: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SSL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.65  Med: 14.71 Max: 17.36
Current: 8.42
7.65
17.36
ROE % 7.02
SSL's ROE % is ranked higher than
68% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. SSL: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SSL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.64  Med: 18.79 Max: 32.2
Current: 7.02
6.64
32.2
ROA % 3.82
SSL's ROA % is ranked higher than
70% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SSL: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SSL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 11.54 Max: 17.15
Current: 3.82
3.7
17.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.08
SSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. SSL: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SSL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.44  Med: 26.57 Max: 36.05
Current: 10.08
10.44
36.05
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.80
SSL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -9.30 vs. SSL: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SSL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 11.9 Max: 49.9
Current: 0.8
0.6
49.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -6.50
SSL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. SSL: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SSL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 13.8 Max: 46.1
Current: -6.5
-6.5
46.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -20.60
SSL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -12.90 vs. SSL: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SSL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 14.2 Max: 59.7
Current: -20.6
-20.6
59.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-09-12 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SSL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 28,600 sh (+42.29%)
Ron Baron 371,500 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn Sold Out
Jim Simons 184,900 sh (-16.30%)
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Q2 2016

SSL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

David Dreman 1,386 sh (New)
Jim Simons 320,700 sh (+73.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 28,600 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 250,500 sh (-32.57%)
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Q3 2016

SSL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 535,300 sh (+66.92%)
Ron Baron 300,500 sh (+19.96%)
David Dreman 1,386 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q4 2016

SSL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 115,812 sh (New)
Ron Baron 410,415 sh (+36.58%)
Jim Simons 544,400 sh (+1.70%)
David Dreman 188 sh (-86.44%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated  
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Traded in other countries:SAOA.Germany, SSL N.Mexico, SOL.South Africa, SASOF.USA,
Headquarter Location:South africa
Sasol Ltd is an international integrated energy and chemicals company. It develops and commercializes technologies, and builds and operates facilities, to produce product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity.

Sasol operates as a vertically integrated chemicals and energy company through its five segments: Mining, Exploration and Production International, Energy, Base Chemicals, and Performance Chemicals. The company operates coal mines and its upstream interests in oil and gas, both of which are used as feedstock in the company's Energy and Chemicals operations. Sasol markets commodity and performance chemicals, sells liquid fuel products, and markets, distributes, and transports pipeline gas.

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Companies in Energy Sector Among Undervalued Growth Stocks A look at earnings and valuation ratios, and companies with high profitability
As of September 2016, energy companies are trading at prices lower than their valuations. Several companies, including Sasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL) and Helmerich & Payne Inc. (NYSE:HP), also have a high profitability rank, suggesting high growth potential. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 17.16
SSL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 15.89 vs. SSL: 17.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SSL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 11.69 Max: 22.39
Current: 17.16
6.04
22.39
Forward PE Ratio 7.18
SSL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. SSL: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.16
SSL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
56% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 15.58 vs. SSL: 17.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SSL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 11.69 Max: 22.39
Current: 17.16
6.04
22.39
PB Ratio 1.22
SSL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SSL: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SSL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.07 Max: 4.84
Current: 1.22
1.13
4.84
PS Ratio 1.45
SSL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SSL: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SSL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.53 Max: 3.19
Current: 1.45
1.04
3.19
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.38
SSL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. SSL: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SSL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.35  Med: 8.73 Max: 19.79
Current: 7.38
5.35
19.79
EV-to-EBIT 13.10
SSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. SSL: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.2 Max: 13.1
Current: 13.1
4.3
13.1
EV-to-EBITDA 7.85
SSL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. SSL: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 5.8 Max: 11
Current: 7.85
3.7
11
PEG Ratio 4.40
SSL's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SSL: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SSL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1 Max: 5.16
Current: 4.4
0.25
5.16
Shiller PE Ratio 11.15
SSL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. SSL: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SSL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.71  Med: 15.81 Max: 37.49
Current: 11.15
9.71
37.49
Current Ratio 2.23
SSL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SSL: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.23
1.13
2.95
Quick Ratio 1.57
SSL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SSL: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.57
0.73
2.34
Days Inventory 124.10
SSL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
93% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 34.75 vs. SSL: 124.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.71  Med: 91.67 Max: 124.1
Current: 124.1
67.71
124.1
Days Sales Outstanding 59.94
SSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 39.27 vs. SSL: 59.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.19  Med: 53.32 Max: 64.15
Current: 59.94
40.19
64.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 3.39
SSL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
79% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. SSL: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SSL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.48 Max: 5.55
Current: 3.39
1.49
5.55
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.63
SSL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SSL: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SSL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.63
0.26
0.79
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -0.60
SSL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. SSL: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SSL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 15.1 Max: 40.1
Current: -0.6
-0.6
40.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.39
SSL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
95% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. SSL: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.46
SSL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
72% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. SSL: 5.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SSL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 5.59 Max: 8.94
Current: 5.46
2.4
8.94
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
SSL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. SSL: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SSL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: -0.2 Max: 1.6
Current: -0.1
-3
1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.24
SSL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SSL: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SSL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.02 Max: 3.68
Current: 1.24
1.2
3.68
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.52
SSL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 7 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SSL: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.97
SSL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SSL: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SSL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.97
0.62
1.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.63
SSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. SSL: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SSL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.63  Med: 13.9 Max: 23.3
Current: 7.63
7.63
23.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 2.59
SSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -12.00 vs. SSL: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SSL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 14.6 Max: 26.9
Current: 2.59
2.3
26.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,013
EPS (TTM) $ 1.67
Beta1.01
Short Percentage of Float0.17%
52-Week Range $24.85 - 33.31
Shares Outstanding (Mil)654.23

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 13,794 15,269
EPS ($) 3.23 4.22
EPS without NRI ($) 3.23 4.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
22.63%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.11 0.90
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