NEW YORK (
) -- Every night on
Jim Cramer offers market commentary and general investment advice, and he makes calls on specific stocks, both of his own choosing and in response to viewer requests. He relies on his many years of experience and strong track record, and he takes full responsibility for his calls.
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Here we track some of his calls from the previous episode of "Mad Money" and find out, at least in the very short term, how the stocks are performing. Keep in mind that Cramer might not have been recommending that viewers take immediate action on a stock. And, of course, it's up to the individual investor to
That said, here's how some of the stocks that Cramer talked about on
: Cramer said WellPoint is still his favorite health care stock, and he saw it going higher by 35%. He also liked
, which he thought could gain 57%, and
. He owns Express Scripts for his
On Friday, WellPoint added 42 cents, or 0.8%, to close at $54.64; Triple-S tacked on $1.41, or 8.4%, to $18.13; and Express Scripts closed up $1.12, or 1.6%, at $70.86.
: Cramer recommended selling Netflix as a hedge and picking up
. He said he liked Netflix but was impressed with Coinstar's Red Box model, which rents DVDs at kiosks for $1 each. Coinstar's stock is cheap, he said, and is poised for growth.
On Friday, Netflix gained 12 cents, or 0.3%, to close at $45.10, and Coinstar gained 34 cents, or 1.1%, to $32.20.
: Cramer spoke with Salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Mark Benioff, who pointed to the company's strong quarter, the 32% rise in its consumer base and its increased revenue and EPS guidance for the year. Cramer gave the stock his support, along with
On Friday, Salesforce.com closed up $7.49, or 16.2%, at $53.67, while Apple added $2.89, or 1.7%, to $169.22.
Nordic American Tanker
: In his
, Cramer said that Nordic American is his favorite name in the group because it has the "best yield" and represents the "best value."
On Friday, Nordic American Tanker closed up 38 cents, or $1.3% at $30.25.
-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.
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(Editor's note: At the time of publication, Cramer owned Express Scripts for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)