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[video] Jim Cramer Quick Take: What I Think About Netflix, Micron, Best Buy

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Netflix (NFLX), Micron (MU), Best Buy (BBY), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and E-Trade Financial (ETFC) were the top-five S&P 500 stocks in 2013. Can they repeat in 2014? TheStreet's Jim Cramer detailed each stocks' chance at success for the new year. 

Cramer said Netflix could repeat its 2013 performance if it can continue to rapidly grow its subscriber base and raise its prices slightly higher. The stock only has a market cap of $22 billion and he suggested it should be larger than that. Cramer also speculated that it would still be a good acquisition target for Microsoft (MSFT)

Turning to Micron, he questioned why analysts would downgrade the stock when its earnings have been so strong. However, he worries about MU because of potential increases of DRAM supply. That would lower pricing and negatively affect the company. 

Part of what helped Best Buy have a terrific 2013 was its dismal performance in 2012, Cramer said. The stock has a buy rating from nearly every analyst, which makes Cramer cautious on the stock. 

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Cramer said BBY can resume its move higher after it consolidates a bit. Keys for success include the new CEO, closing underperforming stores and lowering prices. 

Shares of Delta are higher on Friday and can likely be attributed to the falling price of crude oil, Cramer said. 

However, shares should be going up on other news. Cramer thinks DAL could be the strongest of these five stocks in 2014 based on rising fares and strong management. He said the airline is one of the main beneficiaries of the American Airlines-U.S. Airways merger to form American Airlines Group (AAL)

Last but not least, Cramer said investors who like E-Trade Financial should love Knight Capital Group Holdings (KCG).

-- 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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