Jim Cramer Stock Watch: June 22nd Stock Picks

One of the more colorful and controversial stock market pundits out there is Jim Cramer, of Mad Money fame. Here at Wall St. Watchdog, we update our database with his picks every trading day.

Jim Cramer made the following calls on June 22nd, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $124.87, its 52-week high is $156.04, and its 52-week low is $65.90. About the company: Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches. Competitors to Watch: Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), and AOL (NYSE:AOL).
  2. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $13.36, its 52-week high is $18.97, and its 52-week low is $9.75. About the company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary. Competitors to Watch: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM), Honda Motor CO., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC), AutoZone (NYSE:AZO), CarMax (NYSE:KMX), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM) and Navistar Intl. Corp. (NYSE:NAV).
  3. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $91.44, its 52-week high is $98.52, and its 52-week low is $69.78. About the company: FedEx Corp. delivers packages and freight to multiple countries and territories throught an integrated global network. The Company provides worldwide express delivery, ground small-parcel delivery, less-than-truckload freight delivery, supply chain management services, customs brokerage services, and trade facilitation and electronic commerce solutions. Competitors to Watch: United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS), Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), Air T, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIRT), OfficeMax (NYSE:OMX), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) and Office Depot (NYSE:ODP).
  4. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $71.42, its 52-week high is $87.40, and its 52-week low is $48.71. About the company: Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The Company explores for, produces, markets, and refines crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in countries that include Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States. Competitors to Watch: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), BP plc (NYSE:BP), TOTAL S.A. (NYSE:TOT), Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY), and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP)
  5. Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE:JBL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $19.45, its 52-week high is $23.09, and its 52-week low is $10.17. About the company: Jabil Circuit, Inc. is an electronic manufacturing services provider for international electronics companies in the communications, personal computer, peripheral, consumer, and automotive markets. The Company offers circuit design, board design from schematic, prototype assembly, volume board assembly, system assembly, repair, and warranty services. Competitors to Watch: Sanmina-SCI Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM), Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE), Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBALB), Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS), Celestica Inc. (NYSE:CLS), SigmaTron International (NASDAQ:SGMA), SMTC Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTX), CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS), Flextronics Intl. Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX), and Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA).
  6. Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $14.98, its 52-week high is $15.98, and its 52-week low is $10.65. About the company: Quicksilver Resources Inc. is involved in the acquisition, development, exploration, production, and sale of natural gas and crude oil. The Company also conducts operations in the gathering, processing, and transmission of natural gas. Quicksilver owns properties in Michigan, Wyoming, and Montana in the United States, and in Canada. Competitors to Watch: Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC), Petrohawk Energy Corp. (NYSE:HK), Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN), Tengasco, Inc. (AMEX:TGC), CREDO Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ:CRED), Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), and SM Energy Co. (NYSE:SM)
  7. Renren Inc. (NYSE:RENN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $6.88, its 52-week high is $24.00, and its 52-week low is $12.00. About the company: Renren, Inc. operates an Internet website. The Company operates a real-time social networking website that offers users the ability to communicate, share information and user-generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals, and use other services.
  8. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $35.94, its 52-week high is $38.95, and its 52-week low is $25.99. 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. Competitors to Watch: AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T), Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE:Q), Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY), MetroPCS (NYSE:PCS), Terremark (NASDAQ:TMRK), Qwest (NYSE:Q), CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL), NTELOS Holdings (NASDAQ:NTLS), Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD), Leap Wireless (NASDAQ:LEAP), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Nokia (NYSE:NOK), Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) and Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S).
  9. United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $42.60, its 52-week high is $64.03, and its 52-week low is $36.93. About the company: United States Steel Corporation is an integrated steel producer with production operations in North America and Europe. The Company’s operations include coke production in both North America and Europe and iron ore pellets in North America, transportation services (railroad and barge operations), real estate operations, and engineering and consulting services in North America. Competitors to Watch: AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE:AKS), Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), ArcelorMittal (ADR) (NYSE:MT), Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD), Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR), POSCO (ADR) (NYSE:PKX), Ternium S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TX),  Mechel OAO (ADR) (NYSE:MTL), and Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (ADR) (NYSE:SID).
  10. Youku.com Inc. (NYSE:YOKU): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $29.14, its 52-week high is $69.95, and its 52-week low is $25.57. About the company: Youku.com Inc. is an Internet television company. The Company’s Internet television platform enables consumers to search, view and share video content quickly and easily across multiple devices in the People’s Republic of China.

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