Genesis Energy Genesis is involved in the midstream segment of the oil and natural gas business. It announced on Jan. 11 that it would offer a 2.9% higher dividend of 44 cents a share to shareholders. "This was slightly below our estimate of $0.4475 but up 10.0% compared to the February 2011 distribution," Wells Fargo analysts wrote in a report on Jan. 11. Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 6.1% Rated "B+ (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's third-quarter gross profit margin increased from a year ago. Genesis has weak liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 0.96, which demonstrates a lack of ability to meet its short-term cash needs. In the third quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 43.67% from the previous year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $33.03. The stock closed Thursday at $28.98.