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SOL - Sasol Limited

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Sasol Limited is a global integrated chemicals and energy company that sources, produces, and markets a range of fuels and chemical products in 27 countries. The company is listed on the JSE in South Africa and the New York Stock Exchange in the United States. Sasol’s investors consist of both equity investors (those invested in the ordinary shares or the ADRs) and lenders/debt investors—banks and institutional investors lending to the company or investing in its issues of debt instruments such as local bonds, offshore bonds, commercial paper issues, project finance, loans and other credit facilities, and convertible instruments.

Sasol comprises two distinct market-focused businesses, namely, Chemicals and Energy, with a corporate center to support. The Chemicals Business, which has a diversified, global presence across Africa, America, and Eurasia, boasts a broad range of integrated alcohols and surfactants, specialty alumina products which are backed by a track record of collaborative innovation with customers. The Energy Business has a strong regional position across Southern Africa, including upstream gas operations in Mozambique, and leverages the unique Fischer-Tropsch technology and advantaged assets to produce fully integrated liquid fuels and chemical products.

Sasol Limited is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Sasol is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “SOL”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:SOL is ZAE000006896. Sasol Limited is currently the 16th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 257 billion, which makes about 1.29% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

SOL403.94 ▾ 1.06 (0.26%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price400.01
Day’s High Price411.85
Traded Volume1.93M
Number of Deals6,049
Gross Turnover783M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share35.58
Price/Earning Ratio11.35
Dividend Per Share5.90
Dividend Yield1.46%
Shares Outstanding636M
Market Capitalization257B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

SOL Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Sasol Limited (SOL) is ZAR 403.94. SOL closed its last trading day (Friday, May 27, 2022) at 403.94 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.3% drop from its previous closing price of 405.00 ZAR. Sasol began the year with a share price of 259.00 ZAR and has since gained 56% on that price valuation, ranking it ninth on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about SOL knowing the stock has accrued 5% over the past four-week period—50th best on JSE.

Sasol is the 29th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 23 - May 27, 2022). SOL has traded a total volume of 161 million shares—in 507,208 deals—valued at ZAR 59.3 billion over the period, with an average of 2.56 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 5.89 million was achieved on March 17th, and a low of 1.05 million on April 4th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Sasol on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Sasol Limited

Sasol Limited was founded on June 26, 1979 and operates in the Basic Materials sector, specifically, the Chemicals industry. Sasol contracts an estimated total number of 29,187 employees. The company is led by Fleetwood Grobler (61) as its President and Chief Executive Officer, since 2019. The company's board of directors, chaired by Sipho Nkosi (68), is composed of 13 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Nkosi, Sipho
    Non-Executive Chairman
  2. Grobler, Fleetwood
    President and Chief Executive Officer
  3. Victor, Paul
    Chief Financial Officer
  4. Kahla, Vuyo
    Executive Vice President: Strategy, Sustainability and Integrated Services
  5. Westwell, Stephen
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  6. Dube, Muriel
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  7. Nkeli, Mpho
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  8. Cuambe, Manuel
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  9. Harper, Kathy
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  10. Flöel, Martina
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  11. Kennealy, Trix
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  12. Matyumza, Nomgando
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  13. Subramoney, Stanley
    Independent Non-Executive Director

Factsheet of Sasol Limited

Basic Materials
Sasol Place, 50 Katherine Street, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
+27-10-344-5000, +27-10-344-9280

SOL Industrial Market Competitors

Sasol Limited, issuers of the SOL and BEE - Sasol Limited (+5.36%) stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Basic Materials sector and/or Chemicals industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
OMNOmnia Holdings Ltd14.6B86.58+35.3%
AFEPAECI 5.5% Preference Shares1.58B15.00+7.07%
AFEAECI Limited10.9B102.91-8.12%
SXMSable Exploration & Mining Ltd11.5M2.65+2,309%
MCZMC Mining Limited322M1.63+53.8%
EXXExxaro Resources Ltd72.1B206.31+35%
MRFMerafe Resources Ltd4B1.60+33.3%
RNGRandgold & Expl Co Ltd95.5M1.28+28%
GLNGlencore plc1.36T103.46+27.5%
MDIMaster Drilling Grp Ltd2.12B14.00+22%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Comments (1)

  1. Tiffany SydowTiffany Sydow
    Dec 7, 2021 07:36 GMT

    Please advise who to contact regarding the update of company information.

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