Cramer's Take on Headline Stocks - TheStreet

(Updated with stock moves and additional comments from Jim Cramer.)

Regardless of why a stock is in the news, it never hurts to hear what a professional investor has to say about it. The key is to gather as much information as you can in order to make the most informed investment decisions you can. As Jim Cramer often reminds, investors must do their homework.

So what has

Cramer had to say lately

about today's headline-makers? At Stockpickr, we've combed through his recent


blog posts, "Mad Money" TV show recaps and "Stop Trading!" segments to find out what he thinks about newsworthy stocks


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and more.

Johnson Controls

(JCI) - Get Report

: Johnson Controls' third-quarter earnings were

better than expected

but still 63% lower than in the year-ago quarter. Earnings fell to $163 million, or 26 cents per share, from $439 million, compared with analyst expectations for 19 cents per share.

In the following video filmed today for TV, Cramer talked about what he thinks is in store for the auto parts maker.

Cramer: Johnson Controls Taking Share

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