When asked about international expansion, Powell noted that General Mills doesn't have a percentage target for how much business they'd like to do overseas. Instead, he said the company looks for where it can add and create value over time. That's why international sales at the company, even in Europe, remain consistent.
That said, General Mills is still very focused on the U.S., where its not "business as usual" with the unemployment rate still very high. Power said the environment in the U.S. is more challenging than ever, but the company continues to thrive.
Cramer said that investors need safe, consistent growers like General Mills in their portfolios.
Here's what Cramer had to say about callers' stocks during the "Lightning Round":
: "This is a speculative play but I'm sticking with it. It's not going up until things start getting better in the business. "
: "You can't buy it because they have big business in Europe and in Latin America. We need to wait."
Penn West Petroleum
: "This is a play on oil and I'm not saying that oil is going to bounce."
: "You want to buy at a 4% yield."
Kinder Morgan Management
: "I'm going to endorse it. These stocks have come down tremendously."
: "The stock has had a big move and I can only say cha-ching at these levels. "
Am I Diversified?
In the "Am I Diversified" segment, Cramer spoke with callers and responded to tweets sent via Twitter to
to see if investors' portfolios have what it takes for today's markets.
The first portfolio included:
American Capital Agency
Cramer said he would bless this portfolio as diversified.
The second portfolio's top holdings included:
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners
Cramer said this portfolio was "fabulous."
The third portfolio had:
as its top five stocks.
Cramer also blessed this portfolio as properly diversified.
No Huddle Offense
In his "No Huddle Offense" segment, Cramer opined on the uncharacteristically honest evaluations of
the Wall Street analysts have been doling out this week. Cramer said he was actually surprised by the lukewarm coverage, which was full of cautious comments.