Jim Cramer: Sell Black & Decker, But Buy Wal-Mart and These 3 Stocks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 22nd, 2013. What do you think about his picks?

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Sell on October 21, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $89.86, and its 52-week low is $65.01. Cramer was once again pessimistic about Black & Decker, noting how the stock has dropped off in the wake of its disappointing earnings report. With the report highlighting how the company’s assets and focus were flawed, Cramer did not see any sort of buying opportunity in the sell-off.

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on August 22, 2012. The stock’s 52-week high is $79.96, and its 52-week low is $67.37. Cramer pointed to Wal-Mart as the type of company that will perform well with sinking fuel costs and the holiday season on the horizon. Wal-Mart’s stock has performed well this month, despite fluctuating during the summer.

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The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on August 28, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $54.84, and its 52-week low is $40.08. Cramer was optimistic about TJX, the retail store that is trading near all-time highs this week. Many analysts have forecasted that the company will continue to post fantastic growth numbers.

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Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE:TOL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on May 23, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $39.25, and its 52-week low is $28.50. Though many housing-related names fell yesterday, one that did not was Toll Brothers. Cramer was able to recommend the builder of luxury homes, which could easily pick up as further as the economy recovers.

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Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. Cramer previously ranked this stock a Buy on May 21, 2013. The stock’s 52-week high is $138.33, and its 52-week low is $80.61. Whirlpool’s stock jumped fantastically yesterday after the company reported profits that were above expectations and updated its sales forecasts higher based on higher demand in North America. While this was good news for owners of the stock, Cramer didn’t think that it was too late to jump on board with the appliance manufacturer.

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