Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Buy Monsanto

Cramer says it's OK to take a shot at Syngenta too.
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Buy

Monsanto

(MON)

and

Syngenta

(SYT)

, Jim Cramer said Friday on

CNBC's

"Stop Trading!" segment.

Cramer said the agricultural bull market is a "rising tide" for all the seed stocks, from Monsanto and Syngenta on down to

DuPont

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. Cramer concedes that Monsanto is pricey -- around 40 times earnings, the same multiple as

Celgene

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, Cramer said -- but he says its opportunity is greater because it owns more patents than Syngenta and Americans are more positive about genetic engineering than Europeans.

That said, Cramer would also buy Syngenta because he believes it's a well-run company with a great opportunity as the bull market in farm stocks continues to gallop.

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

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