Jim Cramer: Sell ADT, Buy American Express, and 2 More Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 17th, 2013. What do you think about his picks?

ADT Corp. (NYSE:ADT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on May 6, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $50.37, and its 52-week low is $35.38. Cramer said that there were better places in the market to make money than ADT. The manufacturer of security systems has found its stock struggling to make headway over the course of the last six months.

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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on June 18, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $80.40, and its 52-week low is $53.02. Cramer was optimistic about American Express, a company that beat expectations for its earnings during the third quarter. Cramer also praised the company for making a turnaround over the course of the past few years, vastly improving the portfolio of the company’s loans and increasing the percentage of people who are paying their credit card bills.

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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Sell on August 21, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $58.04, and its 52-week low is $45.66. Cramer was pessimistic about eBay, a company that was not able to live up to the hype surrounding its earnings reports, which were released earlier this week. In addition, the company has offered lukewarm guidance for the rest of this year, which includes the ever-important holiday shopping season.

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EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on October 10, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $168.77, and its 52-week low is $106.10. Cramer has been a perennial advocate of EOG Resources, a stock that he thinks is one of the better picks within the American energy sector. Not only does he like the stock, but he has been bullish about the sector as well, frequently lauding it as one of the better success stories to emerge over the past few years.

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