RealMoney Radio: Battleground Stocks

Cramer says bears and bulls are fighting it out on Hansen Natural.
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Nutri System

(NSI)

,

Hansen Natural

(HANS)

and

Crocs

(CROX) - Get Report

are three "battleground stocks," where the bears and bulls are fighting it out, Jim Cramer said on his

"RealMoney" radio show Tuesday.

These stocks are either going to be "crushed" or they will "skyrocket," he said.

"When most people buy a stock, their natural inclination is for it to go up in value so they can sell it and make money," Cramer said.

But a group exists that bets against stocks and hope for a stock to go down, he said. These people are called short-sellers.

Although Cramer said he is not a champion of short-sellers, he knows they are out there, particularly in Nurti System, Hansen and Crocs.

"These all have incredibly high short positions," from people that believe these stocks are going to be crushed, he said.

There are lots of things to like about Nutri System, but the stock could be "faddish" and it could be possible that one day it will "brutally decline," Cramer said.

"The bitterness from the two sides is too deep for my taste," he said. "Avoid the Nutri System battleground."

In regards to Hansen, the energy drink market is "hot", but it also has a fad component, Cramer said.

As the stock has been up, he said he would be inclined to take some Hansen off the table before it reports next week, even if he likes it very much.

What bears don't realize with Crocs is that it has developed "strong allegiances" at the college level, Cramer went on to say. But as this stock has also gone up significantly since it went public, he said again, his instinct would be to ring the register on some shares.

However, "the bears are going to be the most wrong with Crocs," Cramer said.

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There are some people in the market who market players should listen to, he said. One such person is Warren Buffett, "whose ability to make money is legendary" and who owns

Berkshire Hathaway

(BRKA)

, he said.

If people had bought one Berkshire Hathaway $200 share in 1981, they'd now have $100,000 for that one share, Cramer said.

Buffett likes to buy things out of favor and is now looking at retail and buying shares of

Target

(TGT) - Get Report

, one of Cramer's favorite retailers, along with

JC Penney

(JCP) - Get Report

and

Sears

(SHLD)

, which he owns for his charitable trust,

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Buffett is "making a statement by buying Target and not

Wal-Mart

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, and Cramer said he's encouraged that the move in retail is not over.

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