Chris Lau, Kapitall: Between March 15 and March 21 2013, companies mentioned by Jim Cramer leaned towards the more favorable. Of the 49 companies mentioned, 39, or nearly 80% of the companies were bullish calls. [More lists: Insiders are Buying these 7 Stocks with Encouraging Receivable Trends]
In the technology sector, all of the large capitalization companies were bullish calls. Only Dell (DELL) was considered a company to avoid:
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Dell: Sell. It makes sense for investors to avoid Dell, even though shares pay a $0.32 per share dividend. Shares are already range-bound at around $14, but still 16% a 52-week high. As Dell is taken private, investors should not expect another bid to emerge. The company continues to rely heavily on the PC sector, and plans to grow by focusing on sales in the enterprise space. The problem for Dell is that its workforce is specialized for selling desktop and laptop computers. A shift to enterprise markets will be difficult: Dell cannot raise money through the issuance of shares. By raising debt, interest payments will need to be paid annually.