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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:
: "People felt that the quarter was not that great ... Use the weakness ... to buy that stock hand over fist. I love the construction game, and remember, they know how to do nuclear."
: "Riverbed fell out of bed today. ... We had a new deal today that came public that competes with Riverbed. ... I don't really like technology now ... but with Riverbed down here, I think you ought to pull the trigger."
( GTW): Cramer said that
, now that Michael Dell is back running things, is going to get better while Gateway attempts to rebound. That said, Cramer's favorite is Hewlett-Packard, which he owns for his
Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.
: "Now this one is not my favorite. ... People should be buying
... they make the titanium that goes into airplanes."
: "Not one of my favorites." Cramer likes the yield of 2.7%, but, he said, "it's Big Pharma." Cramer prefers his biotech trio of
: "This is a really fabulous company. ... My bank account should be there. Sells at less than two times book value. ... I say without a doubt that is a great stock, especially when the
: "I applaud Dean Foods' management. ... Dean Foods rocks. ... They have done everything they can to help shareholders."
: "There's so many others that I like more in health care," including
, which Cramer owns for Action Alerts PLUS, and
( MEDI): "Disastrous quarter ... I say ixnay on the Medimmunenay."
Level 3 Communications
: "Cleaning up the balance sheet." Cramer said it reminds him of another of his favorites,
*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 Hewlett-Packard and United Health Group.
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