RealMoney Radio: Sticking With Ciena

Cramer says demand will continue to give the company pricing power.
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The first

"RealMoney" radio show listener to call in on Friday asked Jim Cramer if now is the time to sell


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He told Cramer that he bought the stock near its five-year high above $5, and now it has fallen all the way to $3.80.

Cramer said that the company makes the platforms necessary to have video-on-demand, and that the company's management said that there is still strong demand for its fiber-switching products.

Where there is demand, there is pricing power, he said, adding that he would not give up on Ciena.

But the stock has had a huge run higher, gaining as much as 140% year-on-year, he said, and now it's up 30% year-to-date and 80% on the year. So Cramer said not to buy more of this stock all at once because it could still fall.

Cramer told a listener that


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is one of best rails, and that he also likes

Union Pacific

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Norfolk Southern

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The salient thing about CSX is that it's up 40% year-to-date, which will bring out some profit-takers, he said. They've made a lot of money, the market is going down and they'll decide to lock in gains.

Even though


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is being sold aggressively, Cramer told a listener that the stock is bottoming and that the company reported a beautiful quarter.

It's getting hit because the entire group has been very hot, and because of its exposure to natural gas, he said. Natural gas hit an 11-month low, which is typical in May because it's a winter product. Even so, that helped accelerate selling, he said.

As for

Aqua America

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, Cramer said to stay away from this stock. The company missed its numbers, and he sold it for a loss for his charitable trust portfolio

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