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 Coach Chairman and CEO Lew Frankfort, who said Coach had returned to double-digit growth in the most-recent quarter and is showing strength in the first two months of 2010. He cited the company's frequent introduction of new products and repricing of some items to a 15% discount. He also noted that Coach's opportunities in China are "unlimited.
Cramer said Coach is a fabulous retailer and is currently undervalued.
On Friday, Coach lost 6 cents, or 0.2%, to close at $36.38.
: Cramer spoke with Waste Management CEO David Steiner, who was optimistic about the company's waste-to-energy operations. Materials collected by the company that might otherwise be discarded could be worth $8 billion to $10 billion a year, he said. He also emphasized the company's commitment to providing its shareholders a dividend.
On Friday, Waste Management closed up 48 cents, or 1.5%, at $33.38.
: Cramer said Visa, whose recent quarter was better than expected, is on his radar. He said the company benefits from the cyclical global recovery as well as from the trend toward debit-card payments.
On Friday, Visa slid 15 cents, or 0.2%, to close at $86.81.
: Cramer said of all the drug companies, Pfizer is the most disappointing.
On Friday, Pfizer closed up 26 cents, or 1.5%, at $17.99.
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Visa.
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