Shares have fallen from $285 to $265 over the past week, as tech stocks have been under pressure and as Broadcom lobbies to buy Qualcomm (QCOM) - Get Report in a mega deal that would easily exceed $100 billion.
"I think that Broadcom is [now] a story about buying Qualcomm," Cramer reasoned, explaining that CEO Hock Tan is trying to "squeeze" Qualcomm into a deal by gaining board seats. Notably, Broadcom reports earnings on Wednesday after the close.
Broadcom remains a solid holding to Cramer, as well as other stocks. For instance, Nvidia (NVDA) - Get Report looks more attractive after its latest fall. On a decline toward its morning lows, Nvidia is a buy. "It's time has come," Cramer said, explaining that while Nvidia stock is not a value play, there is still opportunity for the bulls.
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Further, Applied Materials (AMAT) - Get Report looks attractive. But be careful, Lam Research (LRCX) - Get Report is not as tempting, thanks to concerns about oversupply in flash memory -- something Cramer, who also manages the Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust portfolio, brought up earlier this week.
Apple (AAPL) - Get Report would be more attractive on a pullback and Alphabet (GOOGL) - Get Report is a cheap, large-cap tech stock based on its 2019 earnings estimates, he reasoned. Its headway in the cloud, YouTube and Waymo will really shine in the future, he concluded.
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