Jim Cramer Stock Watch: December 1st Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on December 1st, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $7.19, its 52-week high is $12.46, and its 52-week low is $6.63. About the company: Apollo Investment Corporation is a closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Company generates both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASDAQ:DECK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $106.94, its 52-week high is $118.90, and its 52-week low is $71.18. About the company: Deckers Outdoor Corporation designs and markets footwear and accessories. The Company offers footwear for men, women and children. Deckers sells its products including accessories such as handbags, headwear, and outerwear, through domestic retailers and international distributors and directly to end-user consumers, through call centers, retail concept stores and retail outlet stores. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $44.14, its 52-week high is $55.50, and its 52-week low is $38.08. About the company: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. owns and operates a diversified portfolio of energy assets. The Company’s operations include natural gas gathering and transportation pipelines, with natural gas treating and processing assets located in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Energy Transfer markets propane from retail locations in various states across the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $18.95, its 52-week high is $31.14, and its 52-week low is $14.85. About the company: Groupon, Inc. operates a shopping website that shares information on local goods, services, and cultural events for businesses and consumers across the World. The Company provides information on attractions to see, do, eat and shop. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $47.23, its 52-week high is $51.83, and its 52-week low is $33.20. About the company: KLA-Tencor Corporation manufactures yield management and process monitoring systems for the semiconductor industry. The Company’s systems are used to analyze product and process quality at critical steps in the manufacture of circuits and provide feedback so that fabrication problems can be identified. KLA-Tencor operates sales, service, and application centers worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $16.16, 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $34.92, its 52-week high is $41.82, and its 52-week low is $25.95. About the company: Novellus Systems, Inc. manufactures, markets, and services equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, commonly called chips or semiconductors. The Company also develops, manufactures, sells and supports grinding, lapping and polishing equipment for a broad spectrum of industrial applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $16.15, its 52-week high is $19.31, and its 52-week low is $14.10. About the company: Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust is a specialty finance company that invests primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The Company’s objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to its investors over the long-term, primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (NYSE:PVH): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $67.62, its 52-week high is $76.04, and its 52-week low is $51.15. About the company: Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation designs, sources, manufactures, and markets men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel and footwear. The Company markets its products at a wholesale level through department store chains and directly to consumers through retail stores. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIGL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $7.52, its 52-week high is $10.21, and its 52-week low is $6.42. About the company: Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers and develops novel, small molecule drugs in four lead product development programs: allergy/asthma, autoimmune disorders, hepatitis C, and cancer. The Company’s first product candidate, R112, for allergic rhinitis is already in clinical testing. Rigel plans to begin clinical trials with the three additional drug candidates over the next 12 months. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  11. Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $27.56, its 52-week high is $66.70, and its 52-week low is $26.59. About the company: Shutterfly, Inc. operates an e-commerce Internet website. The website offers a wide range of photo-related products and services for social expression and personal publishing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  12. Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $22.68, its 52-week high is $25.93, and its 52-week low is $18.90. About the company: Solar Capital Ltd. is an an externally managed finance company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Solar invests primarily in leveraged companies, including middle-market companies, in the form of senior secured loans, mezzanine loans and equity securities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Pick data are sourced from Thestreet.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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