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How to buy Sasol (SOL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Sasol shares.

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Sasol Limited (SOL) is a leading oil & gas integrated business based in South Africa. It opened the day at R21299 after a previous close of R21087. During the day the price has varied from a low of R21201 to a high of R22331. The latest price was R22250 (25 minute delay). Sasol is listed on the JSE and employs 29,187 staff. All prices are listed in South African Rand.

How to buy shares in Sasol from South Africa

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Sasol Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SOL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Sasol reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of ZARR23818, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Sasol, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Sasol. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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How has coronavirus impacted Sasol's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Sasol's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was ZARR23818, which is 10.12% up on its pre-crash value of ZARR21408 and 1,046.75% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as ZARR2077.

If you had bought ZARR1,000 worth of Sasol shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth ZARR87.52 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth ZARR952.72.

Sasol stock price (JSE:SOL)

Use our graph to track the performance of SOL stocks over time.

Sasol shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
OpenR21299
HighR22331
LowR21201
CloseR22250
Previous closeR21087
Change R1163
Change % 5.5152%
Volume 1,724,638
Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week rangeR7122 - R26654
50-day moving average R22111
200-day moving average R21412.666
Wall St. target priceR546.21
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield R0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) R6.93

Is it a good time to buy Sasol stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Sasol price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of R22250

1 week (2021-07-20) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -0.96%
3 months (2021-04-30) -8.81%
6 months (2021-01-27) N/A
1 year (2020-07-27) N/A
2 years (2019-07-27) N/A
3 years (2018-07-27) N/A
5 years (2016-07-27) N/A

Is Sasol under- or over-valued?

Valuing Sasol stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sasol's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Sasol's PEG ratio

Sasol's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.1364. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Sasol's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sasol's EBITDA

Sasol's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is ZARR36.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Sasol's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Sasol financials

Revenue TTM R183.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.75%
Gross profit TTM R89.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.53%
Return on equity TTM -41.31%
Profit margin -44.04%
Book value R251.294
Market capitalisation R13.7 trillion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Sasol in the news

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