Olin The alkali products company reported last month fourth-quarter earnings of $18.7 million, or 23 cents a share, an increase from year-earlier earnings of $2 million, or 2 cents. "Although OLN continues to enjoy a cost advantage due to a steep global chlor-alkali cost curve, we see rising freight costs as a risk given that ECU (chlorine + caustic) pricing could stagnate," Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a Jan. 31 report. Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 3.5% Rated "A- (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin increased from the previous year. Olin has average liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 1.36, which demonstrates it can technically meet its short-term cash needs. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 19.01% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $25.91. The stock closed Monday at $22.67. The stock has increased 15.37% year to date.