Jim Cramer Stock Watch: October 20th Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 20th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $233.61, its 52-week high is $244.00, and its 52-week low is $156.77. About the company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  2. BB & T Corp. (NYSE:BBT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $22.53, its 52-week high is $29.60, and its 52-week low is $18.92. About the company: BB&T Corporation operates banking offices in the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana, Washington D.C., Florida and Tennessee. The Company and its subsidiaries offer full-service commercial and retail banking, as well as insurance, retail brokerage, corporate finance, international banking, leasing, and trust services.
  3. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $10.72, its 52-week high is $12.54, and its 52-week low is $10.30. About the company: Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates superstores and mall-based bookstores throughout the US. The Company operates book superstores under the names Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bookstop, and Bookstar. Barnes & Noble also operates bookstores in shopping malls under the names B. Dalton Bookseller, Doubleday Book Shops, and Scribner’s Bookstore.
  4. Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $68.31, its 52-week high is $75.44, and its 52-week low is $60.56. About the company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.
  5. EastGroup Properties Inc. (NYSE:EGP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $39.27, its 52-week high is $46.97, and its 52-week low is $34.58. About the company: EastGroup Properties, Inc. is an equity real estate investment trust. The Trust acquires and develops industrial properties in major sunbelt markets throughout the United States with a special emphasis in the states of California, Florida, Texas and Arizona.
  6. (): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $0.00, its 52-week high is $0.00, and its 52-week low is $0.00. About the company:
  7. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $31.93, its 52-week high is $41.00, and its 52-week low is $23.44. About the company: J.C. Penney Company, Inc., through a subsidiary, operates department stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company provides merchandise and services to consumers through department stores, catalog departments, and the Internet. JCPenney markets primarily family apparel, jewelry, shoes, accessories, and home furnishings.
  8. Life Time Fitness Inc. (NYSE:LTM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $40.67, its 52-week high is $44.25, and its 52-week low is $33.15. About the company: LIFE TIME FITNESS, Inc. operates sports, fitness, and recreation centers in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, Arizona, and Texas. The Company offers fitness centers, personal training services, LifeSpa services, LifeCafe nutritional food and beverage services, “Experience Life” magazine, corporate wellness programs, athletic events, and other services.
  9. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $35.91, its 52-week high is $49.24, and its 52-week low is $29.82. About the company: Nucor Corporation manufactures steel products. The Company’s products include carbon and alloy steel, steel joists, steel deck, cold finished steel, steel grinding balls, steel bearing products, and metal buildingsystems. Nucor also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap.
  10. Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $55.67, its 52-week high is $71.99, and its 52-week low is $44.76. About the company: Tupperware Brands Corporation is a portfolio of global direct selling companies which sell products across multiple brands and categories through an independent sales force. The Company’s product brands and categories include food preparation, storage, and serving solutions for the kitchen and home. Tupperware Brands Corp also sells beauty and personal care products.

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

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