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.
," 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
That said, here's how some of the stocks that Cramer talked about on
: Cramer looked at the charts of UnitedHealth,
and did not like what he saw. "The charts are saying you can't own the HMOs perhaps because health care reform will hit them harder than we'd expected," Cramer said. And he's going with the chartists this time. "I'm telling you to skedaddle from this group."
On Wednesday, UnitedHealth closed down 64 cents, or 2.5%, at $25.04; WellPoint was off $1.92, or 3.9%, to $47.36; and Humana gave up 72 cents, or 1.9%, to close at $37.30.
: Cramer wanted to make sure Windstream's hefty dividend was safe, so he spoke with CEO Jeff Gardner, who said he felt "great" about the company's yield. "We're doing all the right things in our business," he said, and Cramer agreed.
On Wednesday, Windstreatm added 33 cents, or 3.4%, to $10.13.
: Cramer called Apple the No. 1 player in the mobile Internet tsunami. He said
is the safety.
On Wednesday, Apple gave up 3 cents to close at $185.35, while AT&T slid 19 cents, or 0.7%, to $27.01.
: In his
segment, Cramer said that even though the "easy money has been made" in Bucyrus, it still has upside. He said both it and
are well-run companies.
On Wednesday, Bucyrus slid 2 cents to close at $35.61, while Joy Global lost 25 cents to close at $48.94.
: Cramer said no to Medtronic, preferring
On Wednesday, Medtronic slid 34 cents, or 0.9%, to $36.80; St. Jude was off 73 cents, or 1.8%, at $39.01; and Abbott added 37 cents, or 0.8%, to $49.47.
: Cramer told viewers to sell DryShips, especially after
Nordic American Tanker's
"great" release Tuesday.
On Wednesday, DryShips lost 18 cents, or 2.6%, to close at $6.63, while Nordic American gained 21 cents, or 0.7%, to $29.58.
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Abbott.
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