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's Speculation Friday pick was semiconductor materials maker Entegris. Cramer said the move in semiconductors could last years on the popularity of smartphones, tablets and netbooks. He also noted low inventories, unlike during the semiconductor bubble in 2004. Entegris grew sales 30% year over year, and Cramer said the stock could rise to $9.
On Tuesday, Entegris added 11 cents, or 2.3%, to close at $4.97.
: Cramer attributed Wyndham's recent tripling of its dividend, from 4 cents a share to 12 cents a share, to the company's confidence in its business. Cramer said Wyndham's timeshare-properties business model is "brilliant" recommended the stock as a buy.
On Tuesday, Wyndham closed up 27 cents, or 1.2%, at $22.81.
Nordic American Tanker
: Cramer spoke with NAT Chairman and CEO Herbjorn Hansson, who explained that the company strategically concentrates on making money in an up market and buying ships in a down market. Cramer recommended the stock to viewers looking to buy a tanker stock.
On Tuesday, Nordic American Tanker gained 64 cents, or 2.2%, to close at $29.52.
: In his
segment, Cramer said he likes everything he's been hearing from Textron. "You want to own it," he said.
On Tuesday, Textron closed up 76 cents, or 4.2%, at $19.08.
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