Jim Cramer: Buy and Sell Stock Ratings on Halloween

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 31st, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $8.50, its 52-week high is $18.79, and its 52-week low is $8.14. About the company: MetroPCS Communications, Inc. is a wireless communications provider in the United States. The Company offers unlimited wireless voice and data services to the mass market.
  2. Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE:QIHU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $20.21, its 52-week high is $36.21, and its 52-week low is $15.15. About the company: Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd. provides Internet and mobile security products in the People’s Republic of China. The Companys products include an Internet security product for Internet security and system optimization; an anti-virus application to protect users’ computers against trojan horses, viruses, worms, adware, and other forms of malware; and a mobile smartphone security program.
  3. SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $8.02, its 52-week high is $12.45, and its 52-week low is $6.34. About the company: SUPERVALU Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets and pharmacies primarily in the United States. The Company also provides supply chain services, which includes wholesale distribution and related logistics support services.
  4. Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $19.37, its 52-week high is $25.43, and its 52-week low is $15.93. About the company: Safeway Inc. operates a retail food and drug chain in the U.S. and Canada. The Company also has a network of distribution, manufacturing, and food processing facilities. Safeway’s retail operations are located in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba/Saskatchewan.
  5. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $72.12, its 52-week high is $73.33, and its 52-week low is $39.73. About the company: Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates a chain of natural food supermarkets in the United States. The Company’s stores provides full range of merchandise, featuring products that are free of artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, preservatives, and added chemicals. Whole Foods also develops, produces, and markets nutriceuticals and nutritional supplements.
  6. Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $33.46, its 52-week high is $37.37, and its 52-week low is $24.77. About the company: Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops, and markets complete programmable logic solutions. The Company’s solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic, and field engineering support. Xilinx sells its products through several channels of distribution to customers in the United States and overseas.
  7. Youku.com Inc. (NYSE:YOKU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $21.24, its 52-week high is $69.95, and its 52-week low is $13.76. About the company: Youku.com Inc. is an Internet television company. The Company’s Internet television platform enables consumers to search, view and share video content quickly and easily across multiple devices in the People’s Republic of China.
  8. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $26.48, its 52-week high is $22.93, and its 52-week low is $14.79. About the company: Nuance Communications, Inc. provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. The Company’s products include a speech recognizer, call steering, and a product that converts text into speech.
  9. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $82.08, its 52-week high is $304.79, and its 52-week low is $107.63. About the company: Netflix Inc. is an online movie rental service. The Company ships DVDs with no due dates or late fees, directly to the subscriber’s address. Netflix also provides background information on DVD releases, including critic reviews, member reviews and ratings, and personalized movie recommendations.
  10. Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $5.59, its 52-week high is $11.95, and its 52-week low is $4.32. About the company: Micron Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets dynamic random access memory chips (DRAMs), very fast static random access memory chips (SRAMs), Flash Memory, other semiconductor components, and memory modules.
  11. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $140.18, its 52-week high is $165.96, and its 52-week low is $94.33. About the company: Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches.
  12. E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE:DANG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $6.97, its 52-week high is $36.40, and its 52-week low is $4.78. About the company: E-Commerce China Dangdang, Inc. is a business-to-consumer Internet retailer. The Company sells books and other media; beauty and personal care; home and lifestyle; baby, children and maternity products; and various apparel including jackets, shoes, and men’s and women’s apparel.
  13. SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $167.34, its 52-week high is $185.85, and its 52-week low is $127.80. About the company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  14. Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $61.54, its 52-week high is $65.20, and its 52-week low is $42.56. About the company: Kirby Corporation operates a fleet of inland tank barges. The Company transports industrial chemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products, and agricultural chemicals. Kirby also overhauls and services diesel engines employed in marine, power generation, and rail applications.
  15. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $23.18, its 52-week high is $25.85, and its 52-week low is $20.53. About the company: The Kroger Co. operates supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the foods that its supermarkets sell.
  16. Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $11.46, its 52-week high is $12.81, and its 52-week low is $3.12. About the company: Cheniere Energy, Inc., through subsidiaries, develops liquefied natural gas terminals, and explores for oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico.
  17. Lufkin Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LUFK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $59.09, its 52-week high is $97.05, and its 52-week low is $42.63. About the company: Lufkin Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services oil field pumping units, power transmission products, and foundry castings. The Company sells its products around the world.
  18. Ancestry.com Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $22.77, its 52-week high is $45.79, and its 52-week low is $20.67. About the company: Ancestry.com, Inc. is an online family history research company. The Company’s website offers online sources for family and local histories, vital records, military records and census records, as well as civil, ecclesiastical, and immigration records.
  19. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $5.83, its 52-week high is $9.58, and its 52-week low is $4.52. About the company: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. manufactures semiconductor products. The Company manufactures products that include microprocessors, embedded microprocessors, chipsets, graphics, video and multimedia products. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. offers its products on a global basis.
  20. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $13.39, its 52-week high is $12.65, and its 52-week low is $10.40. About the company: Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes, develops, and distributes interactive entertainment software and peripheral products. The Company’s products cover diverse game categories, including action/adventure, action sports, racing, role playing, simulation, first-person action, music-based gaming and strategy.
  21. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $18.28, its 52-week high is $31.60, and its 52-week low is $18.03. About the company: Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home.

(Note: Pick data are sourced from Thestreet.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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