Jim Cramer’s Stock Picks for November 21st

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

  1. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $36.07, its 52-week high is $38.95, and its 52-week low is $31.60. About the company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $31.29, its 52-week high is $47.11, and its 52-week low is $31.07. About the company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $29.83, 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $48.41, its 52-week high is $55.15, and its 52-week low is $41.22. About the company: Telus Corporation is a telecommunications company providing a variety of communications products and services. The Company provides voice, data, Internet, and wireless services to businesses and consumers in Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $52.77, its 52-week high is $54.24, 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 >>
  6. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $54.97, its 52-week high is $61.53, and its 52-week low is $47.66. About the company: Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets human therapeutics based on cellular and molecular biology. The Company focuses its research on secreted protein and small molecule therapeutics, with particular emphasis on neuroscience and cancer. Amgen concentrates on the areas of hematology, cancer, infectious disease, endocrinology, neurobiology, and inflammation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $30.42, its 52-week high is $31.93, 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 >>
  8. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $61.32, its 52-week high is $65.86, 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $37.72, its 52-week high is $39.50, and its 52-week low is $29.45. About the company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $25.18, its 52-week high is $31.94, and its 52-week low is $24.97. About the company: The owner of Dunkin’ Donuts Baskin-Robbins has more than 14,800 points of distribution in 44 countries, and approximately 120 years of combined history. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  11. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $64.12, its 52-week high is $91.82, and its 52-week low is $61.63. About the company: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets products and services to treat late-stage cardiovascular disease. The Company’s products include tissue replacement heart valves, heart valve repair products, hemodynamic monitoring devices, angioscopy equipment, oxygenators, and pharmaceuticals. Edwards supplies its products to customers located worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  12. Cedar Fair LP (NYSE:FUN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $22.09, its 52-week high is $22.69, and its 52-week low is $13.29. About the company: Cedar Fair, L.P. owns and operates amusement parks. The Company’s parks operate under the Cedar Point, Knott’s Berry Farm, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Valleyfair, and Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun names. Cedar Fair’s parks are family-oriented theme parks that are located in various areas of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  13. Harman International Industries Inc. (NYSE:HAR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $38.53, its 52-week high is $52.54, and its 52-week low is $26.19. About the company: Harman International Industries, Incorporated designs, manufactures, and markets audio and electronic systems. The Company’s Automotive segment designs, manufactures and markets audio, electronic and infotainment systems for vehicle applications and its Consumer segment designs, manufactures and markets audio and electronic systems for home, mobile and multimedia applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  14. Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE:HCN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $48.13, its 52-week high is $55.21, and its 52-week low is $41.03. About the company: Health Care REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in senior housing and health care real estate. Health Care also provide an extensive array of property management and development services. The trust owns interests in nursing homes, retirement centers, assisted living facilities, and specialty care hospitals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  15. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $36.72, its 52-week high is $40.75, and its 52-week low is $28.76. About the company: HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in health care related real estate throughout the United States. HCP’s properties include senior housing, life sciences, medical offices, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  16. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. (NYSE:KKD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $6.69, its 52-week high is $10.08, and its 52-week low is $4.60. About the company: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises retail stores that sell doughnuts. The Company operates its stores under the Krispy Kreme name and specializes in making doughnuts, including their Hot Original Glazed. Krispy Kreme fully displays the production process, also known as the doughnut making theater. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  17. Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $33.98, its 52-week high is $41.82, and its 52-week low is $25.26. About the company: Novellus Systems, Inc. manufactures, markets, and services equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, commonly called chips or semiconductors. The Company also develops, manufactures, sells and supports grinding, lapping and polishing equipment for a broad spectrum of industrial applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  18. Sanofi-Aventis (NYSE:SNY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $32.99, its 52-week high is $40.75, and its 52-week low is $30.05. About the company: Sanofi-Aventis is a global pharmaceutical company that researches, develops and manufactures prescription pharmaceuticals and vaccines. The Company develops cardiovascular, thrombosis, metabolic disorder, central nervous system, internal medicine and oncology drugs, and vaccines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  19. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $17.64, its 52-week high is $33.14, and its 52-week low is $16.51. About the company: SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a super-regional bank holding company. The Company’s subsidiary banks operate in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. SunTrust provides a wide range of financial services such as credit cards, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and capital markets services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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