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: A Portfolio From Your Morning Routine

Rounding out the portfolio is Verizon (VZ), a company with no European exposure and a juicy 4.5% dividend yield on top of consistent, reliable earnings.

Predicting Performance

Can a company's first-half performance predict how it'll do in the second half of the year? Cramer put it up to a vote as he nominated five first-half performers and told viewers to choose their favorite by voting on Twitter @JimCramer using #stockderby.

Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA - Get Report) is the first "home run hitter" nominee, up 225% so far this year on FDA approval for its new obesity drug. While the drug is not slated to be on the market until late-2012, Cramer said the market opportunity for Arena remains huge.

Next up is Onyx Pharmaceuticals (ONXX), a stock up 76% for the year on takeover chatter as well as the latest FDA approval anticipations.

Also making the list, the first airline every considered on Mad Money, US Airways (LCC). Cramer said while US Airways won't be getting his vote, the stock is up 75% for the year and with fuel prices plummeting and the disarray at American Airlines continuing, the company is worthy of a mention.

Fourth is Mellanox Technologies (MLNX - Get Report), the Israeli technology firm helping to make your data move faster. This company has a track record of UPOD, or under-promising and over-delivering, said Cramer, and it's stock is up 69% for the year.

Finally, Pharmacyclics (PCYC - Get Report), another biotech name, completes the list. Shares of Pharmacyclics are up 97% for the year, but Cramer noted that the company has done little since its inception in 1996 and 10% of its shares are currently sold short.

Cramer told viewers to do their homework, then hop on Twitter to let him know which company gets their vote for the best performance in the second half of the year.

Lightning Round

Here's what Cramer had to say about callers' stocks during the "Lightning Round":

Velti (VELT): "No, that stock is not to be owned. I want nothing to do with mobile advertising."

Talisman Energy (TLM): "That's a second-rate oil company in an environment where the first-rate ones are going down."

2 of 4

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
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
LCC $0.00 0.00%
ONXX $0.00 0.00%
COV $106.71 -1.26%
ARNA $4.34 0.00%
MLNX $47.03 0.00%

Markets

DOW 18,024.06 +183.54 1.03%
S&P 500 2,108.29 +22.78 1.09%
NASDAQ 5,005.3910 +63.9670 1.29%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs