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 said that even among the confusion of the
recalls, Washington's attacks on banks and the health care package Obama continues to try to push through, companies such as Home Depot are still doing well. He owns the stock for his
charitable trust and noted that not only did it report an earnings beat, but it also increased its dividend, which Cramer said is the ultimate sign of a company's confidence.
On Wednesday, Home Depot added 61 cents, or 2%, to close at $31.36.
: Cramer spoke with Chesapeake Chairman and CEO Aubrey McClendon, who maintained that Chesapeake is not abandoning natural gas for oil and will remain a nat gas company. Rather, the company is shifting some of its resources to oil, which currently has great profit potential.
Cramer once again gave his stamp of approval to Chesapeake.
On Wednesday, Chesapeake closed up 24 cents, or 0.9%, at $26.54.
: Cramer spoke with Verizon Vice President and CFO John Killian, who assured Cramer that the company could pay and even raise its 5.6% dividend. Killian also said that the company already spends more than $7 billion a year to improve its wireless network, so it won't need to increase capital expenditures in order to support new devices.
On Wednesday, Verizon gained 22 cents, or 0.8%, to close at $28.96.
: Cramer told viewers that Seagate has more momentum than
and that in spite of an upcoming strong quarter,
On Wednesday, Seagate slid 83 cents, or 4.1%, to $19.50, while Western Digital lost $1.85, or 4.5%, to $38.99, and Cisco added 29 cents, or 1.2%, to close at $24.34.
: Cramer gave Amazon a $110 price target and said
could be on its way lower.
On Wednesday, Amazon closed up $2.48, or 2.1%, at $119.72, while Joy Global added 82 cents, or 1.7%, to close at $49.52.
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Home Depot and Cisco.
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