On Friday, shares of Alcoa closed lower, down $0.25, or 4.18% to $5.73. Shares of BB&T closed lower too, down $1.15, or 6.24% to $17.28.
Alcoa is currently yielding over 11%, but Cramer said that the company has more debt than it does cash on hand. In order to just sustain its current dividend, the company would need more than $545 million, and that is more than it will likely be able to earn.
Also, Cramer said BB&T borrowed over $3.1 billion in TARP money from the government, but stands alone as the only bank taking TARP money to not cut its dividend.
At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in the stocks mentioned.
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