News coverage about Sasol (NYSE:SSL) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sasol earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.9609578055308 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on SSL shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Sasol from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sasol from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, Citigroup cut shares of Sasol from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.00.
Shares of Sasol (SSL) opened at $32.74 on Wednesday. Sasol has a 12-month low of $26.92 and a 12-month high of $38.75. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34.
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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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