Jim Cramer Stock Watch: July 12th Stock Picks

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Jim Cramer made the following calls on July 12th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $15.71, its 52-week high is $18.47, and its 52-week low is $9.81. About the company: Alcoa Inc. produces primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina, and participates in mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling. The Company serves customers worldwide primarily in the transportation, packaging, building, and industrial markets with both fabricated and finished products. Alcoa, Inc. Earnings: Margins Expand For Fifth Straight Quarter, Net Income Rises>>
  2. Atlas Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ATLS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $22.87, its 52-week high is $27.36, and its 52-week low is $3.67. About the company: Atlas Energy, Inc. is an independent energy company that develops, produces, and transports natural gas and oil in the Appalachian Basin of the United States. The Company’s principal operations include well drilling, as well as gas and oil production. Atlas also provides well services and gas transportation.
  3. Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $3.42, its 52-week high is $4.36, and its 52-week low is $3.36. About the company: Chimera Investment Corporation is a specialty finance company. The Company invests in residential mortgage loans, residential mortgage-backed securities, real estate-related securities and various other asset classes.
  4. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $15.08, its 52-week high is $19.36, 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.
  5. Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $103.32, its 52-week high is $121.49, and its 52-week low is $68.52. About the company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  6. CROCS Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $26.25, its 52-week high is $23.00, and its 52-week low is $9.21. About the company: Crocs, Inc. designs and manufactures shoes. The Company produces soft, lightweight, non-marking, slip- and odor-resistant shoes made of closed-cell resin material. Crocs manufactures men’s, women’s, and children’s shoes and markets them to retail chains.
  7. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $39.66, its 52-week high is $40.87, and its 52-week low is $14.81. About the company: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. explores for and produces natural gas and crude oil. The Company develops and exploits onshore properties along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast regions.
  8. Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $41.14, its 52-week high is $42.92, and its 52-week low is $26.10. About the company: Johnson Controls, Inc. markets automotive systems and building controls. The Company supplies seating systems, interior systems, and batteries. Johnson Controls also provides building control systems and services, energy management, and integrated facility management, as well as provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid electric vehicles.
  9. Magna International, Inc. (NYSE:MGA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $51.01, its 52-week high is $62.20, and its 52-week low is $34.39. About the company: Magna International Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures automotive systems, assemblies and components, and engineers and assembles complete vehicles. The Company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers.
  10. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $18.05, its 52-week high is $18.79, and its 52-week low is $16.73. 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.
  11. Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $31.75, its 52-week high is $41.82, and its 52-week low is $22.88. 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. Novellus Systems, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Margins Keep Growing, Net Income Climbs>>

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