Jim Cramer: Buy Masco, Navios Maritime, and Pharmacyclics, but Sell These 2 Stocks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on November 4th, 2013. What do you think about his picks?

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on June 14, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $22.94, and its 52-week low is $14.36. Cramer was optimistic about Masco, the provided of building supplies, saying that the company is poised to take advantage of consumers who are willing to spend money on their residence. Whether spending occurs on new residences or in renovations, Masco is still poised to collect their share of profits, a fact that attracts Cramer to the name. The stock has risen approximately 25 percent so far this year.

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Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE:NMM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Sell on January 6, 2012. The stock’s 52-week high is $16.98, and its 52-week low is $12.01.¬†Cramer said that prospects for the shipping industry have been looking up recently, causing him to give his seal of approval to Navios Maritime Partners.

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Pharmacyclics Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on September 27, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $143.34, and its 52-week low is $44.91. Cramer said that Pharmacyclics was a stock that was definitely worth holding on to. He noted the company’s potential partnership with Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to work on a drug to fight ¬†cancer as a potential driver for future growth.

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PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on May 1, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $24.47, and its 52-week low is $14.23. Cramer was not a fan of Pulte Homes, saying that the home building sector was not the place to be at the moment. He said that home building companies, such as Pulte, can only rise once interest rates and consumer confidence return to normal levels, and Cramer does not see that happening in the near future with any degree of certainty.

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Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE:TOL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on October 22, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $39.25, and its 52-week low is $28.50. Cramer was not enthusiastic about Toll Brothers, a company that is involved in the building of new homes. He said that there were better options that could take advantage of the rise in value of existing houses as well as trends in new housing development.

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