Media stories about Sasol (NYSE:SSL) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sasol earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.5250231514694 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sasol from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Citigroup cut shares of Sasol from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.00.
Shares of Sasol (NYSE:SSL) opened at $36.20 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34. Sasol has a one year low of $26.92 and a one year high of $36.21.
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Sasol Limited is an international integrated chemicals and energy company. The Company develops and commercializes technologies, and builds and operates facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. The Company’s operating business units include Mining and, Exploration and Production International.
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