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Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks that callers offered up during the "Mad Money Lightning Round" Thursday evening:
: "Way too speculative for me. Why buy ... when
has got less risk and more reward?"
: "Using incredibly low rates on 10-year ... refinancing, using equity instead of debt. ... I'm telling you to back up the truck* at 6 smackers."
: "You know I'm not a fan. I gotta give you the old bear. ... There is only one alternative play that we have endorsed. It's the hottest, it's the best, it's
: "I think the stock goes higher. I am not going to recommend it though because the deal would be so much greater if you were in on it
the recent offering priced at $15.50."
: "I would buy the stock. I like
, I like
, I like
: "Actually higher-yielding than
... wholesale distribution business generates a huge amount of cash flow."
: "Clear and utter miss. ... Has Monster lost its edge? I think that a newspaper conglomerate could buy Monster. But they won't pull the trigger because they're too backward-looking."
: "I reiterate my buy on American Tower, and anyone who wants to see a great cash-flow business, look at the cell-phone tower business."
: "At 5 bucks I like it ." But Cramer said "this is speculative" so you need to be cautious.
: "A consistent slow grower. ... I think Walgreen has to buy
(which Cramer owns for his
Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust) to keep up with
: "I'd rather see you in virtually any international oil company."
Cramer also was bullish on
Cramer was bearish on
*For all you home-gamers, a 'mon-back opportunity means Cramer would back up the figurative truck and load up on a stock.
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Express Scripts and Transocean.
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