Jim Cramer Stock Watch: October 24th Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 24th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $36.70, its 52-week high is $39.38, and its 52-week low is $28.13. About the company: The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico.
  2. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $22.49, 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.
  3. Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $31.12, its 52-week high is $31.37, and its 52-week low is $21.69. About the company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  4. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $54.52, its 52-week high is $67.52, and its 52-week low is $43.05. About the company: Prudential Financial, Inc. provides financial services throughout the United States and several locations worldwide. The Company offers a variety of products and services, including life insurance, mutual funds, annuities, pension and retirement related services and administration, asset management, securities brokerage, real estate brokerage, and relocation services.
  5. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $87.84, its 52-week high is $88.71, and its 52-week low is $57.67. 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.
  6. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $136.99, its 52-week high is $139.64, 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.
  7. Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $44.23, 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.
  8. Entertainment Properties Trust (NYSE:EPR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $42.83, its 52-week high is $50.44, and its 52-week low is $35.71. About the company: Entertainment Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust. The Company acquires and develops properties leased to entertainment and entertainment related business operators generally under long-term triple net leases. The Company plans to focus primarily on megaplex theaters and entertainment themed retail centers.
  9. Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $39.14, its 52-week high is $42.97, and its 52-week low is $27.67. About the company: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. is a sporting goods retailer that operates stores primarily in the eastern and central United States. The Company’s stores offer a broad selection of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear.
  10. Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASDAQ:DECK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $106.60, its 52-week high is $105.83, and its 52-week low is $52.60. 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.
  11. City Telecom HK Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTEL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $9.39, its 52-week high is $16.34, and its 52-week low is $9.20. About the company: City Telecom (NYSE:HK) Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides international telecommunications services and fixed telecommunication network services. The Company’s services include broadband Internet access, local VoIP, IP-TV and corporate data services, direct dial, international calling cards, and mobile call forwarding services.
  12. Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $98.82, 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.
  13. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $91.77, its 52-week high is $116.55, and its 52-week low is $70.50. 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.
  14. Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $10.58, 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.

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

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