Jim Cramer's Top Takeaways: Sonic, Fiesta Restaurant Group, DuPont

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Did you miss last night's "Mad Money" on CNBC? If so, here are Jim Cramer's top takeaways for today's trading.

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Sonic (SONC): Cramer interviewed Cliff Hudson, chairman and CEO at Sonic, the burger chain with 3,500 locations and a stock that's risen 37% in the 10 months since Cramer last checked in with the company.

Hudson said despite the recent decline in Sonic's share price the company continues to be on a roll with its food, service and marketing efforts all performing very well.

Hudson explained that Sonic serves all five parts of the day, from breakfast to late-night snacks. The company has different products for each segment, markets them separately and often sees different customers in each, all of which leads to the strength of the business.

When asked about the company's share buyback, Hudson confirmed the buyback is still in place and the company will continue to use its ample cash flow to buy back more stock throughout 2015 and 2016.

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Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI): Continuing with his restaurant theme, Cramer also checked back in with Tim Taft, president and CEO at Fiesta Restaurant Group, a stock that's off 26% from its peak earlier this year.

Taft said there have been some momentary issues at some of its locations in Florida, but overall Fiesta continues to execute on its plans, posting better sales quarter after quarter.

When asked about the company's third concept, Cabana Grill, Taft explained the chain, which currently has just two locations, continues to be a test for the company. He said the Grill offers innovative food and a lower cost of entry than its two other concepts and Fiesta is learning a lot from the experience.

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DuPont (DD), Dow Chemical (DOW) and LyondellBasell (LYB): Cramer went "Off The Charts" with technician Bob Lang to uncover just how strong the chemical stocks have been, a trend showing no signs of letting up anytime soon.

While Lang and Cramer were both bullish on all three stocks, Lyondell proved to be crowd favorite.

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