Cramer's 'Mad Money' Follow-Up: Feb. 18

Here's how some of Wednesday's 'Mad Money' stocks fared on Thursday.
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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.

"

I never shirk from admitting my mistakes; instead, I dwell on them to learn from them. I change my mind, I take losses, I own up to them

," Cramer has said.

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

Wednesday's "Mad Money" show

fared today.

Walgreen

(WAG)

: Cramer again spoke with Walgreen President and CEO Gregory Wasson following the announcement Wednesday that Walgreen would acquire

Duane Reade

. Wasson noted Duane Reade's strong New York City presence and said Walgreen liked Duane Reade's fundamentals and such strategies as adding fresh foods and cosmetics counters.

Cramer reiterated his Walgreen buy, telling viewers that the Walgreen-Duane Reade combination "will make you a lot of money."

On Thursday, Walgreen added 50 cents, or 1.5%, to close at $34.69.

Devon Energy

(DVN) - Get Report

: Cramer spoke with Devon Chairman and CEO Larry Nichols, who pointed out that Devon has tripled its production and increased its reserves. Each of the 2,000 wells Devon's drilled in Texas' Barnett shale region has been successful, said Nichols. Cramer said Devon was his favorite wildcat driller.

On Thursday, Devon closed up 42 cents, or 0.6%, at $70.21.

Gilead

(GILD) - Get Report

: Cramer liked that Gilead was seeing positive data for its AIDS drug. He owns Gilead for his

Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.

On Thursday, Gilead closed up 80 cents, or 1.6%, at $49.45.

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

: Cramer predicted that Citigroup could hit $5 a share by 2012.

On Thursday, Citigroup added 2 cents, or 0.6%, to close at $3.43.

Qualcomm

(QCOM) - Get Report

: Cramer said that Action Alerts PLUS name Qualcomm could be hitting a bottom.

On Thursday, Qualcomm closed up 38 cents, or 1%, at $39.81.

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Qualcomm and Gilead.

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