Jim Cramer Stock Watch: October 21st Stock Picks

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

  1. Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $28.03, its 52-week high is $36.42, and its 52-week low is $20.45. About the company: Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells high-performance electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. The Company owns its sales and service network and sells electric powertrain components to other automobile manufacturers.
  2. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $70.06, its 52-week high is $77.00, and its 52-week low is $60.74. About the company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  3. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $132.69, its 52-week high is $132.82, and its 52-week low is $78.21. About the company: VF Corporation is an international apparel company. The Company owns a broad portfolio of brands in the jeanswear, outerwear, packs, footwear, sportswear and occupational apparel categories. VF Corp’s products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale and traditional department stores, national chains and mass merchants.
  4. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $33.91, its 52-week high is $39.69, and its 52-week low is $27.75. About the company: Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management services including collection, transfer, recycling, resource recovery and disposal services, and operates waste-to-energy facilities. The Company serves municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers throughout North America.
  5. Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $28.94, its 52-week high is $34.23, and its 52-week low is $14.25. About the company: Westport Innovations Inc. is commercializing high pressure direct injection (HPDI) combustion technology. This technology allows diesel engines to operate on cleaner-burning gaseous fuels without sacrificing performance or fuel economy. The Company currently has an alliance with Cummins Engine Company Inc. and a development project with Ford Motor Company.
  6. Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $17.09, its 52-week high is $25.33, and its 52-week low is $15.10. About the company: Weyerhaeuser Company is an integrated forest products company with offices or operations worldwide. The Company primarily grows and harvests trees, develops and construct real estate and makes a range of forest products.
  7. Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $64.06, its 52-week high is $117.95, and its 52-week low is $52.80. About the company: Cimarex Energy Co. explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States. The Company conducts activities primarily in Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, and Texas.
  8. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $36.80, 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.
  9. Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $66.26, its 52-week high is $67.72, and its 52-week low is $57.56. About the company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  10. Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $22.77, its 52-week high is $70.54, and its 52-week low is $20.14. About the company: Research In Motion Limited (RIM) designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The Company provides platforms and solutions for access to email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet, and Intranet-based applications.
  11. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $87.21, its 52-week high is $87.22, and its 52-week low is $57.09. About the company: Ross Stores, Inc. operates a national chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The stores offer brand-name apparel, apparel-related merchandise for the entire family, fragrances, gift items, and linens for the home.
  12. Timken Co. (NYSE:TKR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $40.80, its 52-week high is $57.83, and its 52-week low is $30.87. About the company: The Timken Company manufactures and distributes anti-friction roller bearings and specialty alloy steels. The Company’s products are used in general industry and in a wide variety of products, including passenger cars, machine tools, farm and construction equipment, and rolling mills, and other products.
  13. 3M Co. (NYSE:MMM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $80.48, its 52-week high is $98.19, and its 52-week low is $70.93. About the company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.
  14. Linkedin Corp. (NYSE:LNKD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $87.55, its 52-week high is $122.70, and its 52-week low is $60.14. 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.
  15. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $333.49, its 52-week high is $346.78, and its 52-week low is $203.52. About the company: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. owns and operates quick serve Mexican restaurants. The Company operates restaurants throughout the United States.
  16. Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $94.22, its 52-week high is $121.49, and its 52-week low is $79.62. About the company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  17. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $13.46, its 52-week high is $27.73, and its 52-week low is $9.86. About the company: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company manufactures and markets replacement tires. The Company focuses on the manufacture and sale of passenger and light truck replacement tires. Cooper also manufactures radial medium truck tires and materials and equipment for the truck tire retread industry.
  18. Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $105.53, its 52-week high is $109.94, and its 52-week low is $80.41. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  19. EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $45.15, its 52-week high is $57.00, and its 52-week low is $38.48. About the company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a global chemical and life sciences company, with businesses that include agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. The Company operates globally and offers a wide range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications.
  20. Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASDAQ:DECK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $102.94, its 52-week high is $105.83, and its 52-week low is $51.27. About the company: Deckers Outdoor Corporation designs and markets footwear and accessories. The Company offers footwear for men, women and children. Deckers sells its products including accessories such as handbags, headwear, and outerwear, through domestic retailers and international distributors and directly to end-user consumers, through call centers, retail concept stores and retail outlet stores.
  21. Empire District Electric Co. (NYSE:EDE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $19.77, its 52-week high is $23.26, and its 52-week low is $18.01. About the company: The Empire District Electric Company generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The Company supplies electricity to parts of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Empire also provides water service to several towns in Missouri.
  22. EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $90.62, its 52-week high is $121.44, and its 52-week low is $66.81. About the company: EOG Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, produces and markets natural gas and crude oil. The Company operates in major producing basins in the United States, Canada, Trinidad, the United Kingdom North Sea, China and, from time to time, select other international areas.
  23. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $23.58, its 52-week high is $25.05, and its 52-week low is $14.67. About the company: Electronic Arts Inc. develops, publishes, and distributes branded interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game consoles, personal computers, handheld game players, and cellular handsets. The Company also provides online game-related services.
  24. Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $42.25, its 52-week high is $56.49, and its 52-week low is $33.97. About the company: Eaton Corporation manufactures engineered products which serve industrial, vehicle, construction, commercial, and aerospace markets. The Company’s principal products include hydraulic products and fluid connectors, electrical power distribution and control equipment, truck drivetrain systems, engine components, and a wide variety of controls.
  25. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $12.26, its 52-week high is $18.97, and its 52-week low is $9.32. About the company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.
  26. Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $44.63, its 52-week high is $56.31, and its 52-week low is $39.04. About the company: Goldcorp, Inc. is a North American gold producer. The Company has gold mining operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. Goldcorp owns the Red Lake mine in Ontario.
  27. SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $159.52, 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.
  28. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:GT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $12.97, its 52-week high is $18.83, and its 52-week low is $9.15. About the company: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells tires for most applications. The Company also manufactures and markets several lines of rubber and rubber-related chemicals and provides automotive repair services. Goodyear also retreads truck, aircraft, and heavy equipment tires. The Company provides its products and services worldwide.
  29. International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $25.93, 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.
  30. Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (NYSE:JNY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $11.79, its 52-week high is $20.07, and its 52-week low is $8.38. About the company: The Jones Group Inc. designs, markets, and wholesales a variety of branded apparel, footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags, including sportswear, jeanswear, suits, dresses, and footwear. The Company also markets directly to consumers through branded specialty retail and outlet stores and through its e-commerce sites. .
  31. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $73.00, its 52-week high is $73.23, and its 52-week low is $61.00. About the company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.
  32. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $66.93, its 52-week high is $67.37, and its 52-week low is $48.92. About the company: Celgene Corporation is a global biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies designed to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases.
  33. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $87.39, its 52-week high is $116.55, and its 52-week low is $67.54. About the company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  34. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $32.56, its 52-week high is $33.20, 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.
  35. Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (NYSE:AEM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $43.84, its 52-week high is $88.20, and its 52-week low is $43.00. About the company: Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited is a gold producer with operations primarily in Quebec, Canada. The Company also conducts exploration and development activities in Ontario, Canada, and Nevada in the United States. Agnico-Eagle’s gold production is primarily from underground mining operations.
  36. Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $13.70, its 52-week high is $27.73, and its 52-week low is $9.16. About the company: Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories that targets young women and men in the pre-teen and teenage market. The Company’s stores provide active-oriented, fashion basic merchandise. Aeropostale operates stores throughout the United States.

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

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