Jim Cramer Stock Watch: Buy Shares Like Apple Inc. August 9th

Jim Cramer made the following calls on August 9th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $388.91, its 52-week high is $404.50, and its 52-week low is $235.56. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers. HOT FEATURE: Apple Briefly Tops Exxon Mobil As Most Valuable Company in the U.S.>>
  2. Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $6.83, its 52-week high is $11.65, and its 52-week low is $6.33. About the company: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. is a full-service telecommunications provider in Alaska. The Company offers local telephone, wireless, long distance, and Internet services to businesses and residential customers through-out the state. Alaska Communications’ network infrastructure consists of fiber optic cable and numerous switching facilities.
  3. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $27.10, its 52-week high is $29.73, 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.
  4. Core Laboratories NV (NYSE:CLB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $99.81, its 52-week high is $118.50, and its 52-week low is $75.39. About the company: Core Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services. The Company’s customers include major, national, and independent oil and gas producers. Core also manufactures and sells petroleum reservoir rock and fluid analysis instrumentation and other integrated systems.
  5. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $85.89, its 52-week high is $102.48, and its 52-week low is $55.72. About the company: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is a diversified mining and natural resources company. The Company mines for iron ore and coal in locations across North America, South America, and Australia.
  6. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $15.46, its 52-week high is $19.19, and its 52-week low is $11.75. About the company: Clean Energy Fuels Corporation designs, builds, finances and operates natural gas filling stations for vehicle fleets. The Company also helps its customers acquire and finance natural gas vehicles and obtain local, state, and federal clean air rebates and incentives.
  7. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $46.12, its 52-week high is $53.81, and its 52-week low is $39.36. About the company: Darden Restaurants, Inc. operates casual dining restaurants in North America. The Company owns and operates seafood and Italian restaurants.
  8. Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $51.90, 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.
  9. Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $40.74, its 52-week high is $44.35, and its 52-week low is $35.35. About the company: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides processing and transportation services to producers and consumers of natural gas liquids. The Company generally processes products that are ultimately used as feedstocks in petrochemical manufacturing, in the production of motor gasoline, and as fuel for residential and commercial heating.
  10. Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $7.27, its 52-week high is $11.56, and its 52-week low is $4.75. About the company: Hecla Mining Company explores, develops, and mines precious metals, gold and silver. The Company has operations in the United States and Mexico.
  11. International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $24.81, its 52-week high is $33.01, and its 52-week low is $19.33. About the company: International Paper Company produces and distributes printing paper, packaging, forest products, and chemical products. The Company operates specialty businesses in global markets as well as a broadly based distribution network. International Paper exports its products worldwide.
  12. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $64.24, its 52-week high is $68.49, and its 52-week low is $61.00. 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.
  13. Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $9.21, its 52-week high is $15.27, and its 52-week low is $4.25. About the company: Mercer International Inc. owns and operates market pulp and paper businesses in the southern German states of Saxony and Thuringia. The Company produces softwood kraft pulp, specialty papers, and printing and writing papers.
  14. Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (NYSE:NAT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $19.23, its 52-week high is $29.70, and its 52-week low is $16.02. About the company: Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited is a shipping company that owns and charters Suezmax tankers for oil transportation. The Company’s ships are all active in the spot freight market.
  15. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $91.89, its 52-week high is $107.89, and its 52-week low is $70.34. About the company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  16. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $64.10, its 52-week high is $77.00, and its 52-week low is $60.74. About the company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  17. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $34.29, its 52-week high is $38.95, and its 52-week low is $29.10. 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.
  18. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $55.79, its 52-week high is $68.00, and its 52-week low is $34.04. About the company: Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates a chain of natural food supermarkets in the United States. The Company’s stores provides full range of merchandise, featuring products that are free of artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, preservatives, and added chemicals. Whole Foods also develops, produces, and markets nutriceuticals and nutritional supplements.
  19. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:WINN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $7.83, its 52-week high is $10.08, and its 52-week low is $5.95. About the company: Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is a food retailer with stores in the southeastern United States. The Company operates a chain of retail self-service food stores, which sell groceries, meats, seafood, fresh produce, deli/bakery, pharmaceuticals, and general merchandise items.

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