After spending five years in the "wilderness,"
became "one of the big ones, or among the top-five performers in the stock market for two decades," Jim Cramer said on his
"RealMoney" radio show Thursday.
"The Street lost faith in these guys and decided that the bid for
was just some sort of desperate gambit to grow when growth was tapped," he said.
Comcast went through a period where it had to hear how it was being beaten by
, Cramer went on to say.
"They were considered buffoons for trying to make a plain old cable business into a real growth story," he said.
But now, it must be "sweet" to work there. The triple play, technology and service are all driving the stock, and "the growth of
is ahead of them," Cramer said.
It is not too late to get into Comcast, he added. "There's too much growth ahead, too much profitability and too much belief."
"The future is so bright."
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The company reported a "very good" quarter on Wednesday, he said. But the stock has moved up too much, and Cramer only recommended pulling the trigger on a pull back.
"If you listen to my show from time to time you will hear a caller bring up that they've made money," he said. "I will tell you it's great to hear those stories."
Cramer recently received a letter from a soldier stationed in Iraq, which he read on the air to inspire those potential market players who are fearful of getting in and might me on the fence.
"I subscribed to TSC back in May, and I think the advice is awesome," Cramer read.
Being a finance and economics major in college, the soldier said he was fascinated with the markets and over the year has been able to save more than $45,000 while deployed to Iraq.
"I have put that money to work in a Scottrade brokerage account and have made some mad money off of TCS recommendations, but only after I do my homework," the letter said.
"I have soldiers under me that have begun to invest their tax-free deployment savings because I preach it is never too late to start saving and explained to them the time and value of money," it went on to say.
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