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NEW YORK (
) -- "With the NFL football season starting tomorrow, it's time to pick our fantasy stock portfolio," Jim Cramer announced to the viewers of his
TV show Wednesday.
Donning his "Mad Money" football helmet, Cramer said picking a diversified portfolio is a lot like picking the best players for each position you need for a football team.
For his running backs, Cramer chose
, a stock which he owns for his charitable trust,
Action Alerts PLUS
. He said these stocks are the work horses of this portfolio.
At quarterback, Cramer said he wanted someone with many skills, and that's
. This company provides a railroad and an insurance company, along with pipelines, steel and a host of other industries.
, another Action Alerts PLUS name, was drafted for Cramer's wide receiver spot, as he reiterated his $300 price target on the stock. Also in at wide receiver,
Medco Health Solutions
For his defense, Cramer chose the
SPDR Gold Shares
ETF, for now through October 1st, then the
iShares Silver Trust
for the remainder of the season.
Finally, as his all-star kicker, Cramer picked
, another Action Alerts PLUS favorite.
Cramer said with a portfolio as diverse and as talented at this one, investors will enjoy a great football season.