Jim Cramer Stock Watch: August 5th Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on August 5th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $6.87, its 52-week high is $7.74, and its 52-week low is $6.52. About the company: Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation invests in agency mortgage assets, including mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations, and other real estate securities. The Company acquires mortgage assets primarily in the secondary mortgage market. Anworth uses short-term borrowings as collate ral to acquire additional mortgage assets.
  2. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $90.99, its 52-week high is $116.55, and its 52-week low is $63.34. 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.
  3. Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $97.61, its 52-week high is $109.94, and its 52-week low is $72.57. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  4. (NYSE:DDD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $17.23, its 52-week high is $27.28, and its 52-week low is $17.01. About the company:
  5. Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $35.18, its 52-week high is $44.34, and its 52-week low is $31.55. About the company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.
  6. Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $53.27, its 52-week high is $54.36, and its 52-week low is $46.12. About the company: Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers.
  7. Cedar Fair LP (NYSE:FUN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $17.30, its 52-week high is $22.69, and its 52-week low is $10.99. 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.
  8. General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $36.48, its 52-week high is $40.00, and its 52-week low is $33.42. About the company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  9. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $53.36, its 52-week high is $57.70, and its 52-week low is $48.51. About the company: Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and other convenience foods. The Company’s products include cereals, cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg markets its products in the United States, Canada, and other countries throughout the world.
  10. Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $34.87, its 52-week high is $36.30, and its 52-week low is $28.85. About the company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  11. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $64.07, its 52-week high is $68.49, and its 52-week low is $61.06. About the company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.
  12. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $68.03, its 52-week high is $78.00, and its 52-week low is $63.42. About the company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company operates pipelines and terminals. The pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products; and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals, and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke.
  13. MarkWest Energy Partners LP (NYSE:MWE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $43.91, its 52-week high is $51.70, and its 52-week low is $32.50. About the company: MarkWest Energy Partners, LP, gathers and processes natural gas and transports, fractionates, and stores natural gas liquids (NYSE:NGLS). The Company processes gas from the Appalachian basin and from Michigan.
  14. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $17.53, its 52-week high is $18.79, and its 52-week low is $14.05. About the company: Annaly Capital Management Inc. is a real estate investment trust which owns and manages assets and funds on behalf of institutional and individual investors worldwide. The Company manages a portfolio of mortgage backed securities, including mortgage pass through certificates, collaterized mortgage obligations, and other securities.
  15. O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $58.35, its 52-week high is $66.52, and its 52-week low is $45.74. About the company: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. The Company sells its products to do-it-yourself customers and professional mechanics or service technicians. O’Reilly operates stores throughout the United States.
  16. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $64.67, its 52-week high is $71.89, and its 52-week low is $62.05. About the company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  17. SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $70.31, its 52-week high is $79.72, and its 52-week low is $23.15. About the company: SodaStream International Ltd. manufactures home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to transform tap water into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. The Company develops, manufactures and sells soda makers and exchangeable carbon-dioxide (CO2) cylinders, as well as consumables, consisting of CO2 refills, reusable carbonation bottles, and flavors.

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