This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: So Many Ways to Win (Final)

Search Jim Cramer's Mad Money trading recommendations using our exclusive Mad Money Stock Screener and watch Jim Cramer's Mad Money Post Game video exclusively on TheStreet.com.


NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- "Earnings, takeovers and IPOs, this market's giving us multiple ways to win," Jim Cramer told his "Mad Money" TV show viewers Thursday.

He told investors to forget about the averages and keep their eyes on the many opportunities that are out there.

On the earnings front, Cramer discussed how shares of VF Corp (VFC) dropped 10 points after the company's CEO offered what were perceived to be negative comments at an apparel conference a few weeks ago. Yet today, thanks to robust sales and declining cotton costs, shares of VF Corp are up 25 points from those lows, he explained.

Cramer said there's also money to be made with railroad CSX (CSX). He said the company reported yesterday to lackluster results, but after Union Pacific (UNP) jumped five points on their earnings today, CSX is now cheap.

Then there's Phillip Morris International (PM). He said the company has been saying that growth overseas is on fire and today the company delivered a wonderful quarter.

Turning to acquisitions, Cramer said that Express Scripts (ESRX), a stock which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS , announced today that it's acquiring MedcoHealth Solutions (MHS) and shares tanked, only to rebound within 30 minutes as analysts realized the power of this accretive deal.

On the IPO front, Cramer said that both Zillow (Z) and Suncoke Energy (SXC) were winners and there's likely to be more coming down the pike.

So while the hedge funds worry about trading the S&P 500 futures on every bit of global news, Cramer said home gamers should keep their eyes on the real prizes -- companies like these that are delivering impressive results.
1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
BUD $118.20 -0.18%
COP $59.29 0.39%
CHK $10.86 4.30%
DOW $50.42 -0.30%
F $14.72 -0.51%

Markets

DOW 17,662.12 -21.46 -0.12%
S&P 500 2,069.34 +0.58 0.03%
NASDAQ 4,969.0910 -22.8490 -0.46%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs