NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Every night on "Mad Money," 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
do his or her own homework
That said, here's how some of the stocks that Cramer talked about on
: Cramer spoke with Range Resources Chairman and CEO John Pinkerton, who promised shareholders of the natural gas producer that the company will maintain a strong balance sheet and that they will benefit from production increases.
Pinkerton said his industry needs to do a better job of telling its story and educating both Congress and the American people. He said the oil shale fields around the country are a huge paradigm shift for the industry, which is now able to bring reliable and consistent energy to the nation and the world.
Cramer called Range Resources a buy.
On Thursday, Range Resources added $1.06, or 2.2%, to close at $48.79.
: Ross Stores was Cramer's Wednesday pick in his dividend-boosting-stocks series. In addition to raising fourth-quarter guidance last week, Ross increased its dividend by 45% to 16 cents.
Cramer said Ross was cheap even 3 cents off its 52-week high, and he recommended the stock.
On Thursday, Ross Stores gained 89 cents, or 2%, to close at $46.20.
: In his
segment, Cramer said Bucyrus' quarter looked like it would be good, but that "anything with exposure to China is going to be hurt." He told viewers not to buy Bucyrus "until China is resolved."
On Thursday, Bucyrus closed up $3.11, or 5.8%, at $56.90.
RF Micro Devices
: Cramer said that even though RF Micro surprised him by being a "disappointment," he's not ready to give up on the stock yet. "It's OK," he said.
On Thursday, RF Micro gained a penny to close at $4.07.
: Cramer said he really liked the company but preferred
for its dividend.
On Thursday, Petroleo Brasileiro closed up 89 cents, or 2.2%, at $40.65, while Chevron added 98 cents, or 1.4%, to $71.73.
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At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in stocks mentioned.
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