Headlines about Sasol (NYSE:SSL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sasol earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.8231879005239 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Sasol (SSL) traded up $0.43 during trading on Monday, reaching $35.77. 235,052 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 282,439. The company has a market cap of $23,240.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.92, a PEG ratio of 9.97 and a beta of 0.93. Sasol has a 1-year low of $26.92 and a 1-year high of $38.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.56.
The company also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 16th will be issued a $0.4268 dividend. This represents a yield of 3.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 15th. This is a positive change from Sasol’s previous special dividend of $0.08. Sasol’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 28.79%.
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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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