Jim Cramer Stock Watch: October 19th Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 19th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Total SA (NYSE:TOT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $50.94, its 52-week high is $64.44, and its 52-week low is $40.00. About the company: Total SA explores for, produces, refines, transports, and markets oil and natural gas. The Company also operates a chemical division which produces polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, rubber, paint, ink, adhesives, and resins. Total operates gasoline filling stations in Europe, the United States, and Africa.
  2. Perrigo Co. (NASDAQ:PRGO): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $96.13, its 52-week high is $100.99, and its 52-week low is $58.25. About the company: Perrigo Company manufactures store brand over-the-counter pharmaceutical products and also manufactures store brand nutritional products. The Company’s customers include major national and regional retail drug, supermarket, and mass merchandise chains such as Albertson’s, CVS, and Target, and major wholesalers such as Super Valu and McKesson.
  3. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $20.17, its 52-week high is $45.01, and its 52-week low is $17.02. About the company: Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.
  4. International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $25.40, its 52-week high is $33.01, and its 52-week low is $21.44. About the company: International Paper Company produces and distributes printing paper, packaging, forest products, and chemical products. The Company operates specialty businesses in global markets as well as a broadly based distribution network. International Paper exports its products worldwide.
  5. Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $9.77, its 52-week high is $18.47, and its 52-week low is $8.85. About the company: Alcoa Inc. produces primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina, and participates in mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling. The Company serves customers worldwide primarily in the transportation, packaging, building, and industrial markets with both fabricated and finished products.
  6. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $53.25, 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.
  7. ATP Oil & Gas Corp. (NASDAQ:ATPG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $10.14, its 52-week high is $21.40, and its 52-week low is $6.26. About the company: ATP Oil & Gas Corporation acquires and develops natural gas and oil properties, and produces natural gas and crude oil, primarily in the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. The Company concentrates on proven undeveloped reserves which have not been strategic to major oil and gas exploration companies. ATP also operates in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and in the North Sea.
  8. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $27.10, its 52-week high is $35.95, and its 52-week low is $20.97. About the company: Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States.
  9. Core Laboratories NV (NYSE:CLB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $102.67, its 52-week high is $118.50, and its 52-week low is $77.00. About the company: Core Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services. The Company’s customers include major, national, and independent oil and gas producers. Core also manufactures and sells petroleum reservoir rock and fluid analysis instrumentation and other integrated systems.
  10. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $69.56, its 52-week high is $81.80, and its 52-week low is $58.37. About the company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  11. Cree Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $24.31, its 52-week high is $29.99, and its 52-week low is $23.03. About the company: Cree, Inc. develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and electronic devices made from silicon carbide (SiC). The Company uses proprietary technology to make enabling compound semiconductors such as blue and green light emitting diodes, SiC crystals used in the production of unique gemstones, and SiC wafers that are sold for device production and research.

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

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