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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" Friday evening:
Superior Energy Services
: "Oil services is where it's at. ... I think that area is great." But Cramer thinks
, which he owns for his
Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust, is a better buy.
( KFT): "I think that Irene Rosenfeld, the CEO, has finally been unleashed from
, and she is going to be able to show fabulous, fabulous numbers. ... Kraft is going to 40." Cramer owns Altria for Action Alerts PLUS.
: "I was thinking about recommending that because they have a tie-in to some of the movies. ... It looked like it was easy. Well, they ripped people's heads off. I think that company has a credibility problem. ... Down 6? No. Under 20? Maybe. But right here? Don'tBuyDon'tBuy."
Switch & Data Facilities
( SDXC): "It's a terrific, terrific play on the Internet growth. ... I don't want to leave Switch & Data. I think you should buy."
: "I am more of a
fan, admittedly. ... But this whole group has gotten bumpy." Even so, Cramer said, Office Depot is "just too low. BuyBuyBuy."
( SWIM): Cramer liked it before it bought Sink or Swim, he said, but now he's uncertain. "There are people who rave about Sink or Swim technology, but
Investools did some layoffs this week, and I am concerned that they may not be in good shape for this acquisition. ... Now I have to be cautionary." Cramer said Don'tBuyDon'tBuy.
: Cramer prefers
, but he said that "Canon's very good. You've got a winner there. ... Let's stay with Canon."
: "The only airline I will recommend on this show is
. ... I want to stay away from that group. ... Don't ask me to get in bed with the airlines, please. I've got enough sleeping problems."
Procter & Gamble
: "Don'tBuy. I feel like it's lost its way. ... I'd rather be in
," even with its recent problems.
: "I think that PRU is still the best insurance company in show. ... I think that stock at 101 goes to 110. I want to stick with Prudential."
*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 Halliburton and Altria.
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