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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:


( TIN): "This is one I recommended at $11. I know packaging and I know this stock. This stock is going to $16."


(MRK) - Get Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Report

: "Merck is cheap. I think it's going to surprise to the upside, which is why I'm bullish on


( SGP), but I still like Merck too."

Whole Foods

( WFMI): "This is a tough one. I love shopping at Whole Foods, but that's not the same as buying the stock. It continues to miss the quarter. Don't buy."


(CNX) - Get CNX Resources Corporation Report

: "This stock is up so much that I don't know if I can recommend it again. I want people to ring the register a little."


(ABMD) - Get ABIOMED, Inc. Report

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: "No, I've got so many other situations with more upside that aren't as speculative. I'm not a fan of that one."

Chindex International


: "This is another one up big today; it's time to take it off the table. Ring the register and take some profits."


(PCG) - Get PG&E Corporation Report

: "The only reason I would want to own that one is because I believe they're going to place a big order with

First Solar

(FSLR) - Get First Solar, Inc. Report

for more solar. Otherwise I don't think they deserve the price they're at. "

Focus Media

( FMCN): "This one's tough. I haven't been recommending a lot of Chinese stocks. I'm not a buyer of Focus Media."

Vaalco Energy

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: "That's an interesting company. This is a seven-dollar stock that going to $10."

Central Garden & Pet

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: "No, you can shop there, but that's part of the big part of retail that's not working."

Jim Cramer writes about all the stock trades in his charitable trust for in Action Alerts Plus. Recent stocks he's traded in this account include Schering-Plough (SPG) - Get Simon Property Group, Inc. Report, Yamana Gold (AUY) - Get Yamana Gold Inc. Report and Inverness Medical( IMA).

*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 Schering-Plough.

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