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
That said, here's how some of the stocks that Cramer talked about on
Thursday's "Mad Money" show
: McDonald's, barely up year over year, is one stock that's too cheap, said Cramer, especially after it's boosted its dividend and raised same-store sales.
On Friday, McDonald's added 56 cents, or 0.9%, to close at $63.97.
: UPS is too cheap as well, said Cramer. It's flat, whereas competitor
is up 15%. Cramer owns UPS for his
On Friday, UPS closed up 35 cents, or 0.6%, to $57.51, while FedEx lost 70 cents, or 0.9%, to $81.78.
: "The worst is over in health care," said Cramer, who said he still likes WellPoint, which he said is undervalued. He also gave a nod to
. He liked the company's Triumph Healthcare acquisition and recommended it on a pullback. He predicted a $33 a share for the stock.
On Friday, WellPoint closed flat at $52.14, while RehabCare closed up 23 cents, or 0.9%, at $27.03.
: Cramer said that just because the housing market is starting to stabilize doesn't mean it's time to buy homebuilders, and especially not Pulte, which he said is the worst in the group. He told viewers that if they wanted to make money from housing, they should buy the country's largest homeowners,
Bank of America
, both of which he owns for Action Alerts PLUS.
On Friday, Pulte slid 36 cents, or 3.7%, to $9.46, while Wells Fargo lost 45 cents, or 1.6%, to $27.87, and Bank of America closed up a penny at $16.09.
: Cramer told viewers to sell Fortinet because the profit's been made.
On Friday, Fortinet added 5 cents, or 0.3%, to $16.94.
: Cramer said he likes Intel because it boosted its dividend, settled things with rival
and is in a growth cycle.
On Friday, Intel lost 6 cents, or 0.3%, to $19.24, and AMD slid 10 cents, or 1.4%, to close at $6.95.
: Cramer gave a nod to Apple over
Research In Motion
On Friday, Apple lost 59 cents, or 0.3%, to $199.92, while RIM added 88 cents, or 1.5%, to $59.72.
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long UPS, Wells Fargo and Bank of America.
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