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Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Buy Costco

Cramer says one month's sales miss is not a reason to flee.



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, Jim Cramer said Wednesday on


"Stop Trading!" segment.

Cramer said investors shouldn't be discouraged by soft same-store sales numbers out early Wednesday, which sent the retailer's stock down 4% in afternoon trading. Cramer said the company is a great merchandiser -- so sometimes its bets work and sometimes they don't. But every Costco miss "has been a great opportunity," Cramer said, for investors to buy the stock on the cheap.

Cramer also shrugged off comments from


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suggesting that less-affluent customers have been pushed out of the stores by falling house prices and declining home-equity borrowing. Cramer said he questions how much influence those factors really exert on coffee sales, even if a cup at Starbucks does "cost $17 or something."

Cramer said the selloff in



has been "overdone."

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At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in stocks mentioned.

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