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[video] Jim Cramer Quick Take: Thoughts on Google, AOL and Microsoft

Stocks in this article: GOOGMSFTAOL

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With just a few short weeks of trading left in 2013, TheStreet's Jim Cramer answered questions from his Twitter (TWTR) feed with Debra Borchardt. 

Looking at Google (GOOG), Cramer said it's one of the cheapest stocks in its peer group, valuation wise. 

He added there could be as much as 10% more upside in the near term and also suggested a stock split could help drive shares prices higher.

The maneuver, which doesn't change the valuation of the company, has helped other stocks such as Salesforce.com (CRM)

Turning to Microsoft (MSFT), Cramer said Xbox and Surface tablet sales have been positive catalysts so far this holiday season.

Along with a new CEO and low valuation, share prices can go higher, he said. 

Finally, regarding AOL (AOL), Cramer said the stock should have a breakout year in 2014. The share buyback and programmatic videos, which no other company has, should drive shares to $50.

-- Written by Bret Kenwell in Petoskey, Mich.

Bret Kenwell currently writes, blogs and also contributes to Robert Weinstein's Weekly Options Newsletter. Focuses on short-to-intermediate-term trading opportunities that can be exposed via options. He prefers to use debit trades on momentum setups and credit trades on support/resistance setups. He also focuses on building long-term wealth by searching for consistent, quality dividend paying companies and long-term growth companies. He considers himself the surfer, not the wave, in relation to the market and himself. He has no allegiance to either the bull side or the bear side.

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