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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Up Pops Jack in the Box

Cramer says the burger and Mexican restaurant chain is 'up and coming.'

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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:

Metabolix

(MBLX)

: "Experimental stock ... clean packaging good for the environment. But no sales. I need you to be in something that's a little more susbstanitve."

Terra Nitrogen

(TNH)

: "Smokin' hot yield at 7%. ... Giving that a thumb up."

Eastman Chemical

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: "I would take a little off the table. It's not that good all the way up there."

St. Jude

(STJ)

: "I like St. Jude Medical. Too small to be independent but too good to sell."

Crocs

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: "Majority of people betting against Crocs are dead wrong. ... I still think it heads to $90. I'm not backing away."

Las Vegas Sands

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: "Nice pullback to buy. ... Let's buy some."

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CKE Restaurants

(CKR)

: "It's OK. ... I'm gonna send you to

Chipotle

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. I think we gotta go best of breed." Cramer also likes

Jack in the Box

(JBX)

, which is "up and coming" and has Qdoba Mexican Grill.

Delta Air Lines

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: "I am not bullish on Delta."

Helmerich & Payne

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: "Terrific ... one of the best oil services companies there is. Also

has this real estate division."

Vail

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: "Let's do some more work before we opine on that one."

Ceradyne

(CRDN)

: "Body armor. I like it. We expect a pullback. ...

Force Protection

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and

Spartan Motors

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remind me of

Ceradyne

. All three of them I like."

Cramer also was bearish on

Syntax-Brillian

(BRLC)

.

*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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