Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Penney Shines

Cramer loves the retailer off a 3% pullback.
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A 3% selloff presents a huge buying opportunity in

J.C. Penney

(JCP) - Get Report

, Jim Cramer said Thursday on

CNBC's

"Stop Trading!" segment.

Cramer said that despite what Wall Street seems to think, J.C. Penney is becoming the store where you shop if you want to "dress to kill." Cramer cited a deal in which

Polo Ralph Lauren

(RL) - Get Report

will design private-label clothes for sale exclusively in JCPenney stores.

Penney's management has its "eye on the ball," Cramer said, adding that investors should "buy it every time it comes in 2 or 3 points."

Cramer also likes

Whole Foods

(WFMI)

off Wednesday night's plan to buy struggling rival

Wild Oats

(OATS)

. Cramer said the deal will rid Whole Foods of a nettlesome price-cutting competitor, boosting margins and giving management the opportunity to put up a couple good quarters after last November's disappointment.

Cramer said Wednesday's bullish comments from

Analog Devices

(ADI) - Get Report

mean the semiconductor stocks have room to run. Cramer said CEO Jerald Fishman's comment that the inventory correction is over will mean a rally in

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

,

Broadcom

(BRCM)

and even

Qualcomm

(QCOM) - Get Report

, though Cramer cautioned that the San Diego wireless-chip shop is "too litigious for my taste."

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

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