Friedman Industries Friedman Industries is a steel processing company. The company's second-quarter earnings, which were reported in November, were about $2.3 million on sales of about $42 million. Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 4.3% Rated "B (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's second-quarter gross profit margin decreased from a year ago. Friedman is extremely liquid. Its Quick Ratio is 3.13, which means the company can cover its short-term cash needs. In the second quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 4.11% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $15.72. Shares closed Friday at $12.15.