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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

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

» SSL's 10-Y Financials


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Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SSL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Bernard Horn 50,270 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 121,221 sh (-6.98%)
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Q3 2013

SSL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 50,270 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 115,521 sh (-4.7%)
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Q4 2013

SSL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 10,154 sh (New)
Jim Simons 47,100 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 50,270 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 111,821 sh (-3.2%)
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Q1 2014

SSL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bernard Horn 64,370 sh (+28.05%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 110,421 sh (-1.25%)
Steven Cohen 4,729 sh (-53.43%)
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P/S 2.30
SSL's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. SSL: 2.30 )
SSL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.3
Current: 2.3


Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 2.90
SSL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. SSL: 2.90 )
SSL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.9

Dividend Payout 0.38
SSL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SSL: 0.38 )
SSL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.38

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
SSL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SSL: 2.90 )
SSL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.9

Valuation & Return


Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
Compare:XOM, RDS.B, CVX, EC, PBR » details
Traded in other countries:SAOA.Germany, SAO.Germany, SASOF.USA
Sasol Limited was incorporated under the laws of the Republic of South Africa in 1979 and has been listed on the JSE Limited since October 1979. It is an integrated energy and chemicals company. The Company adds value to coal, oil and gas reserves, and using feedstocks to produce liquid fuels, fuel components and chemicals through its unique, proprietary technologies. It mines coal in South Africa and produce gas and condensate in Mozambique and oil in Gabon, and chemical manufacturing and marketing operations across the globe. In South Africa it refines imported crude oil and retail liquid fuel products through its network of retail convenience centers. The Company also supplies fuels to other distributors in the region and gas to industrial customers. It maintains chemical manufacturing and marketing operations, mostly in South Africa, Europe and the United States of America, the Middle East and Asia. In South Africa, The Company refines imported crude oil and retail liquid fuels through a network of 411 Sasol retail convenience centers and Exel service stations. It also supplies fuels to oil companies operating in South Africa and other distributors in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The Company divides its operations into the following segments: South African Energy Cluster, International Energy Cluster, Chemical Cluster and Other businesses. Sasol Synfuels' activities include the production, using natural gas, from Sasol Gas, and synthesis gas derived from coal, supplied by Sasol Mining, using in-house technology to convert this into a range of liquid fuels intermediates and petrochemicals. Sasol Oil is responsible for the group's crude oil refining activities and for blending and marketing of all liquid fuels and lubricants. This segment currently includes costs related to the pre-feasibility study for the expansion of its synthetic fuels capacity in South Africa known as Project Mafutha. Sasol Synfuels International is responsible for developing, implementing and managing international business ventures based on Sasol's Fischer-Tropsch synthesis technology. It is also involved in the development of GTL fuels and production of other chemical products from GTL derived feedstock. Sasol Petroleum International develops and manages upstream interests in oil and gas exploration and production in Mozambique, South Africa, Gabon, Papua New Guinea, Australia and Nigeria. It produces gas from Mozambique's Temane field and oil in Gabon through its share in the offshore Etame field. Sasol Polymers focuses on the production of monomers, polypropylene, polyethylene, vinyls and other chemical products through its respective businesses. Sasol Solvents mainly manufactures and markets globally a range of oxygenated solvents, co-monomers and chemical intermediates to industries. Sasol Olefins & Surfactants manufactures and markets globally a diverse range of surfactants, surfactant intermediates, alcohols, monomers and inorganic special
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