Leave it to Jim Cramer to master a speed round ...
He gives one takeaway from Comcast (CMCSA) - Get Comcast Corporation Class A Common Stock Report , 3M (MMM) - Get 3M Company Report , and Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Get Southwest Airlines Company Report earnings report in under 60 seconds.
These companies released their quarterly earnings report on April 25.
Comcast Earnings Beat Estimates
"Unbelievable turnaround in the conference call." Cramer added, "Why profitable growth for all? That's what matters."
Comcast (CMCSA) - Get Comcast Corporation Class A Common Stock Report on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings that surpassed expectations, but revenue fell short.
The company reported revenue of $26.86 billion compared to the $27.2 billion analysts had forecasted.
3M Earnings Disappoint
"3M (MMM) - Get 3M Company Report disappointed every single line on it and that's just unforgivable. I cannot condonethat, that is, that is going zero in 16 I cannot condone it, and they do not get the first draft choice," Cramer said.
Shares of 3M tumbled after reporting a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, cut its 2019 earnings forecast and announced plans to lay off 2,000 workers.
"Gary Kelly is either lucky or just one of the greatest operators ever because everything could go wrong with them. And it didn't matter," Cramer said.
Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Get Southwest Airlines Company Report first-quarter earnings took a hit from the prolonged grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets that forced it to cancel more than 10,000 flights during the quarter.