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Did you miss last night's "Mad Money" on CNBC? If so, here are Jim Cramer's top takeaways for next week's trading.
VCA (WOOF) : The importance of pets and the companies that cater to them highlights Monday's takeover bid for animal health provider VCA, whose shares popped over 28%, Cramer told viewers.
There are nearly 78 million dogs and 85 million cats in America, Cramer explained, and spending on their needs only continues to rise. Animal health is an all-cash business and there are only a handful of large companies for investors to invest in.
Johnson Controls (JCI) - Get Report : in or his "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer sat down with Alex Molinaroli, chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls, a company that no longer bills itself as an automotive parts company.
Molinaroli said his company's remaining businesses, which include building controls, fire alarms and security systems and the interconnecting of those systems, are all very exciting end markets.
When asked about automation in commercial buildings, Molinaroli said there are a lot of possibilities out there and Johnson Controls is listening to its customers to find out exactly what kinds of systems they need.
Turning to the topic of electric cars, Molinaroli said that while Johnson Controls still makes automotive batteries, electric cars are still a "ways off" from becoming a mainstream technology.
As for Adient (ADNT) - Get Report , spun off by Johnson Controls just two months ago, shares have rallied 19% since its initial public offering. Cramer said the company is a best-of-breed operator with 34% market share here in the U.S. and has a diversified portfolio of customers. The company is also a leader in China, which currently accounts for 32% of revenue.
So why do shares trade for just six times earnings? Cramer said he can't figure out why because the potential positives are not baked into the share price.
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