Jim Cramer Stock Watch: June 23rd 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.

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Jim Cramer made the following calls on June 23rd, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $331.23, its 52-week high is $364.90, 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. Competitors to Watch: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Dell (NASDAQ:DELL), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Super Micro (NASDAQ:SMCI), Verizon (NYSE:VZ) and Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM).
  2. Advance America, Cash Advance Centers Inc.(NYSE:AEA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $6.53, its 52-week high is $6.65, and its 52-week low is $3.26. About the company: Advance America Cash Advance Centers Inc. provides payday cash advance services to middle-income working individuals in the United States.
  3. Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $56.93, its 52-week high is $57.90, and its 52-week low is $35.55. About the company: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. operates a nationwide chain of retail stores. The Company, through its retail stores, sells a wide assortment of merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings as well as food, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler merchandise. Competitors to Watch: Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM), Pier one Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR), Walmart (NYSE:WMT), Target (NYSE:TGT), Costco (NASDAQ:COST).
  4. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $100.55, its 52-week high is $116.55, and its 52-week low is $54.89. 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. Competitors to Watch: Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE), Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO), Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW), Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI), CNH Global N.V. (NYSE:CNH), Navistar Intl. Corp. (NYSE:NAV), Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), and Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN).
  5. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $290.78, its 52-week high is $293.99, and its 52-week low is $127.30. About the company: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. owns and operates quick serve Mexican restaurants. The Company operates restaurants throughout the United States. Competitors to Watch: McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), Wendy’s Arby’s Group Inc. (NYSE:WEN), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Sonic Corporation (NASDAQ:SONC), Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) and Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK).
  6. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $61.49, its 52-week high is $63.42, and its 52-week low is $26.62. About the company: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is an independent oil and gas company that develops, exploits, and explores oil and gas properties located in North America. The Company holds interests Appalachian Basin, onshore Gulf Coast, including south and east Texas and north Louisiana, the Rocky Mountains and the Anadarko Basin as well as in the deep gas basin of Western Canada. Competitors to Watch: EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG), Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc. (PINN), Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NYSE:VNR), Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (NYSE:MHR), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC), PrimeEnergy Corporation (NASDAQ:PNRG), SM Energy Co. (NYSE:SM), EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP), Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR), and Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC).
  7. EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $51.32, its 52-week high is $57.00, and its 52-week low is $33.73. About the company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a global chemical and life sciences company, with businesses that include agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. The Company operates globally and offers a wide range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications. Competitors to Watch: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC), Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), Syngenta (NYSE:SYT), PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), Rockwood Holdings (NYSE:ROC) and Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH).
  8. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $48.68, its 52-week high is $52.12, and its 52-week low is $37.08. About the company: Darden Restaurants, Inc. operates casual dining restaurants in North America. The Company owns and operates seafood and Italian restaurants.
  9. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $48.94, its 52-week high is $61.35, and its 52-week low is $28.36. About the company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates.
  10. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $92.96, 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).
  11. Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE:JBL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $19.10, 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).
  12. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $255.72, its 52-week high is $265.88, and its 52-week low is $95.33. About the company: Netflix Inc. is an online movie rental service. The Company ships DVDs with no due dates or late fees, directly to the subscriber’s address. Netflix also provides background information on DVD releases, including critic reviews, member reviews and ratings, and personalized movie recommendations. Competitors to Watch: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Dish Networks (NASDAQ:DISH), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), AOL (NYSE:AOL), Time Warner (NYSE:TWX), Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC), DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV), TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO), Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS), Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and IMAX (NASDAQ:IMAX).
  13. Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $30.57, its 52-week high is $33.91, and its 52-week low is $24.65. About the company: Paychex, Inc. provides comprehensive payroll and integrated human resource and employee benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. The Company’s services range from calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers’ compensation. Competitors to Watch: Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP), CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ), Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), American Express (NYSE:AXP), Dalrada Financial Corp. (DFCO), McMillan Shakespeare Ltd. (NYSE:MMS), Blue Tax Group SA (NYSE:BTG), Hilan Tech Ltd. (HLTC), and Colliers SA Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:COL).
  14. Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (NYSE:PVH): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $65.40, its 52-week high is $72.42, and its 52-week low is $42.81. 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.

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