So why the differing analysts? Cramer explained that while both firms did channel checks to see how Cree's products were selling, the bulls spoke with
, where Cree derives a third of its sales, while the bears spoke with agents representing everyone else.
At Home Depot, Cree's products were sold out, but at other locations, competitor
has been making retailers choose between Cree and themselves, with Phillips being the dominant player in the space.
Cramer said while Phillips may impact upon earnings in the short term, longer term he likes the company. That said, Cree now trades at 33 times earnings with a 16.5% growth rate, meaning its too expensive to recommend at current levels. On a pullback however, Cramer said he remains a fan.
In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on
Protein Design Labs
TravelCenters of America
Cramer was bearish on
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-- Written by Scott Rutt in Washington, D.C.
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