Co-executive editor of
, Aaron Task, asked guest Chris Edmonds about
, on Jim Cramer's
"RealMoney" radio show Monday. Task is filling in for Cramer this week.
Edmonds, the managing director of research at
and contributing writer to
, said the company has had a nice run and believes that it will earn somewhere north of $2 this year.
Edmonds added that Oceaneering International is very involved in the Gulf of Mexico and he likes it not only as a deep-water inspection and production company, but also as a hurricane protection company.
the land driller, which Cramer owns for his charitable trust,
Action Alerts PLUS, has become extremely cheap and has the ability to earn $5 plus in 2007, Edmonds said.
If you're a long-term investor and understand that there can be a lot of volatility in the market, Edmonds said he would recommend Nabors.
is an attractive company below $30 (the stock was recently at $29.51), Edmonds said.
It is a very attractive company, not only from a growth perspective, but also from a potential-takeover point of view, Edmonds said, adding that it's a great long-term play, he said.
A caller asked Task about
, which Cramer also owns for his charitable trust.
Task said that Microsoft is inexpensive on a historical basis, but there is a sense out there that the company is too big for its own good.
Task told another caller who asked about
that people are excited about this company and its prospects, whereas Microsoft is struggling to resonate with consumers.
Although the stock has suffered and come down a bit, it has a lot of long-term upside potential, he said, adding that this strong business has not reached the saturation point for Apple's iPod product and that the company still has a lot of opportunity.
Task said he would be weary about
, the largest land owner in Florida.
In addition to the fact that the home purchases and real-estate boom has cooled in that area, the land that St. Joe owns is not ideal for building homes, Task said.
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