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To see the full "Mad Money" Recap, please click here.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:


(HOLX) - Get Hologic Inc. Report

: "There was a downgrade today. I read the downgrade. I regard it as unfortunate. ... They are creating the premier woman's diagnostic company in the world. ... I want to buy Hologic. ... I haven't said this in a while on the show, but back up the truck HOLX. That downgrade was dead wrong." Cramer owns the stock for his

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Applied Materials

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: "Everyone wants to play Applied Materials for the solar business. ... Applied Materials is not a solar play. It's a semiconductor equipment play, and we know we don't want to be in that business. So ixnay on Applied Materials."

Time Warner


: "Oh, sunshine, I gotta tell you, this one perturbs me. They need to split the company up. ...They need to get the film and TV business out of there. ... Cable is so bad. ... The industry is bad, but Time Warner is good.

CEO and Chairman of the Board Dick Parsons is great and he couldn't figure it out."

NorthStar Realty Finance


: "Everyone's lumping these together and this one doesn't have any subprime. ... I don't like real estate, but I don't think this one's a short like everyone's saying."

Las Vegas Sands

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(LVS) - Get Las Vegas Sands Corp. Report

: "I have made mistakes, I have messed up. ... Las Vegas Sands, I liked it, then I went neutral on it after


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reported a great number. I want to go back into Las Vegas Sands. I like Las Vegas Sands."

Sirf Technology


: "I caught this one for about five points and I got off. But it has been a home run and I have not been there. But I think you're right, it is going higher."


(FE) - Get FirstEnergy Corp. Report

: "I gotta tell you, I like the utilities. I think FE recovered nicely from that outage. ... You only need one of these, though.

NRG Energy's

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good and FE's good."


(XLNX) - Get Xilinx Inc. Report

: "You know what,


(ALTR) - Get Altair Engineering Inc. Report

reported a bad quarter. Xilinx did better, but I am not a buyer of semiconductors. DontBuy Don'tBuy."


(MIDD) - Get The Middleby Corporation Report

: "I recommended it and then it reported a bad quarter. ... The restaurant business is having a bad time. ... I don't like the end markets, the customers."


(CRI) - Get Carter's Inc. Report

: "I was disappointed. I'm not gonna go with you on that. If you're gonna own anything apparel why not own

VF Corp

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Buffalo Wild Wings


: "No, no, no, no, no! That is a post-momentum bad play. ... That was a bad quarter. ...


(MCD) - Get McDonald's Corporation Report

is still smoking, and we like

Yum! Brands

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. ... We like Olive Garden, which is

Darden Restaurants

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. ... We've got three that we like more than yours."

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: "No, no, come on, man. We've got

CVS Caremark

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. ... They're kicking butt in the front of the store. ... You need to swap out of Walgreen now and go into CVS."

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long CVS, Hologic and McDonald's.

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