Jim Cramer Stock Watch: December 21st Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on December 21st, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $96.35, its 52-week high is $98.25, and its 52-week low is $69.43. About the company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $16.78, its 52-week high is $18.79, and its 52-week low is $14.05. About the company: Annaly Capital Management Inc. is a real estate investment trust which owns and manages assets and funds on behalf of institutional and individual investors worldwide. The Company manages a portfolio of mortgage backed securities, including mortgage pass through certificates, collaterized mortgage obligations, and other securities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $19.84, its 52-week high is $27.16, and its 52-week low is $16.11. About the company: Olin Corporation manufactures chemicals and ammunition products. The Company manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. Olin also manufactures products that include sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and industrial cartridges. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $5.40, its 52-week high is $8.48, and its 52-week low is $4.95. About the company: RF Micro Devices, Inc. designs, develops, and markets proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits. The Company’s products are used for wireless communications applications such as cellular and PCS, cordless telephony, wireless LANs, wireless local loop, industrial radios, wireless security and remote meter reading. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $9.47, its 52-week high is $11.50, and its 52-week low is $8.75. About the company: Zynga wants to give the world permission to play. Every day, we connect people on seven continents and deliver a dose of don’t take yourself so seriously. Seriously. To us, the best games encourage people to engage with others, fuel the imagination, and bring out the joy that sometimes gets lost in the daily grind.
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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $81.86, its 52-week high is $81.86, and its 52-week low is $63.42. About the company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company operates pipelines and terminals. The pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products; and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals, and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $62.56, its 52-week high is $122.70, and its 52-week low is $55.98. About the company: LinkedIn Corporation operates a social networking website used for professional networking. The Company’s website allows members to post a profile of their professional expertise and accomplishments. LinkedIn allows members to be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $37.33, its 52-week high is $37.65, and its 52-week low is $29.47. About the company: Merck & Co., Inc. is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of human and animal health products. Merck’s products include a treatment for elevated cholesterol, a treatment for male pattern hair loss, a preventive treatment for osteoporosis, a treatment for hypertension, and a treatment for allergic rhinitis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $55.44, its 52-week high is $55.61, and its 52-week low is $45.07. About the company: Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells a broad and diversified line of health care products and services. The Company’s products include pharmaceuticals, nutritional, diagnostics, and vascular products. Abbott markets its products worldwide through affiliates and distributors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $35.29, its 52-week high is $35.29, and its 52-week low is $24.97. About the company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and nutritional products. The Company’s products and experimental therapies address cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, organ transplant rejection and psychiatric disorders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $92.97, its 52-week high is $94.89, and its 52-week low is $74.86. About the company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $241.34, its 52-week high is $327.98, and its 52-week low is $235.23. About the company: CME Group Inc. operates a derivatives exchange that trades futures contracts and options on futures, interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange and commodities. The Exchange brings together buyers and sellers of derivatives products on its trading floors, electronic trading platform, and through privately negotiated transactions that it clears. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $36.27, its 52-week high is $44.34, and its 52-week low is $28.19. About the company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $21.65, its 52-week high is $21.69, and its 52-week low is $16.87. About the company: Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $61.74, its 52-week high is $61.88, and its 52-week low is $48.55. About the company: Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $45.00, its 52-week high is $46.70, and its 52-week low is $36.00. About the company: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides processing and transportation services to producers and consumers of natural gas liquids. The Company generally processes products that are ultimately used as feedstocks in petrochemical manufacturing, in the production of motor gasoline, and as fuel for residential and commercial heating. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HBAN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $5.41, its 52-week high is $7.70, and its 52-week low is $4.46. About the company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a multi-state bank holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries provide full-service commercial and consumer banking services, mortgage banking services, automobile financing, equipment leasing, investment management, trust services, brokerage services, customized insurance service programs, and other financial products and services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $5.37, its 52-week high is $7.13, and its 52-week low is $3.40. About the company: JetBlue Airways Corporation provides nonstop passenger flight service through its Airbus A320 aircraft. The Company’s airline is based in New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and currently flies to various destinations in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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