This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
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
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Looking at the Dark Side

Stocks in this article: TWTR AET IP WM LOCO AGCO BTU X NUE WMB FANG SD MNKD CMG GPRO

Steiner said the sale will allow Waste Management to focus on trash collection and processing, servicing customers better and growing volumes as the economy improves.

When asked about America's tax policies, Steiner said Waste Management paid a hefty 44% in taxes this quarter. He said America has to pass comprehensive corporate tax reform if it ever expects to become competitive and have companies reinvest their foreign earnings back into America where they belong.

Finally, when asked about natural gas, Steiner said he encourages any company with a fleet of vehicles to convert to natural gas. He said customers love it, the planet loves it and the savings will flow right to your bottom line.

Cramer commended Steiner for being one of his "bankable" CEOs who is always looking out for shareholders. He said this stock is not done going higher.

One Crazy Chicken

Is the highly successful initial public offering of El Pollo Loco (LOCO) evidence that a top in the markets is close at hand? Not in the least, Cramer said.

After popping 60% on its first day of trading Friday, shares of El Pollo Loco continued surging another 43% Monday before finally giving up some of its gains in today's session. Cramer said that's because El Pollo's IPO was engineered as a sliver deal, purposely offering too few shares to ensure prices rose in the open market.

But that's not the only reason, Cramer continued. Compared to the recent GoPro (GPRO) IPO, El Pollo's surge is not all that different. Both companies are profitable, both companies have cult followings and both companies have lots of room to grow their business. In the case of El Pollo Loco, management estimates its 400 restaurants could ultimately balloon to 2,300 locations across the country.

Make no mistake, Cramer said, El Pollo is indeed speculative. But if the company is able to execute and become the next Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), perhaps its current valuation isn't that far-fetched after all.

Executive Decision: John Faraci

In his second "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer sat down with John Faraci, chairman and CEO of International Paper (IP), a stock that's delivered a 160% return since Cramer first recommended it in September 2009.

2 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link 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

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 18,053.71 +23.50 0.13%
S&P 500 2,088.77 +6.89 0.33%
NASDAQ 4,806.8590 +33.3870 0.70%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs