Imperial Oil The oil and natural gas company reported last month fourth-quarter earnings of $1 billion, or $1.18 a share, up from year-ago earnings of $799 million, or 94 cents. "Imperial's Q4 2011 results were highlighted by continued strong results from Downstream and Cold Lake," First Energy Capital analysts wrote in a Feb. 2 report. "In 2012, we expect similarly strong results from Cold Lake, but weaker results from Downstream." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 1% Rated "A (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 19.18% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $57.03. The stock closed Tuesday at $48.04 and has risen 8% year to date.