Jim Cramer Stock Watch: June 24th 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 24th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $60.42, its 52-week high is $66.64, and its 52-week low is $51.11. About the company: Bank of Montreal, doing business as BMO Financial Group, is a Canadian chartered bank which operates throughout the world. The Bank offers commercial, corporate, governmental, international, personal banking, and trust services. Bank of Montreal also offers full brokerage, underwriting, investment, and advisory services. Competitors to Watch: Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), PNC Financial (NYSE:PNC), SunTrust (NYSE:STI), Keycorp (NYSE:KEY), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Regions Financial (NYSE:RF), Comerica (NYSE:CMA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC).
  2. Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $52.26, its 52-week high is $56.92, and its 52-week low is $35.31. About the company: Family Dollar Stores, Inc. is a national discount store chain. The Company operates stores located throughout the United States that offer merchandise that includes consumables, home products, apparel and accessories, seasonal and electronics. Competitors to Watch: Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), 99 Cents Only Stores (NYSE:NDN), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), Fred’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED), Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST), Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN), Walgreen (NYSE:WAG) and CVC (NYSE:CVS).
  3. Cedar Fair LP (NYSE:FUN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $18.71, its 52-week high is $22.69, and its 52-week low is $10.99. About the company: Cedar Fair, L.P. owns and operates amusement parks. The Company’s parks operate under the Cedar Point, Knott’s Berry Farm, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Valleyfair, and Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun names. Cedar Fair’s parks are family-oriented theme parks that are located in various areas of the United States.
  4. SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $146.26, its 52-week high is $153.61, and its 52-week low is $113.08. About the company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets. Also watch SPDR Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV).
  5. General Motors Corporation (NYSE:GM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $29.92, its 52-week high is $39.48, and its 52-week low is $29.17. About the company: General Motors Co. manufactures and markets new cars and trucks. The Company offers features for special needs drivers, OnStar vehicle protection, service, parts, accessories, maintenance, XM satellite radio, features for commercial owners, and more. General Motors offers its vehicles and services worldwide. Competitors to Watch: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM), HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (NYSE:HMC), Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM), Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR), and Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
  6. International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $165.07, its 52-week high is $173.54, and its 52-week low is $120.61. About the company: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers. Competitors to Watch: Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Dell (NASDAQ:DELL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), SAP (NYSE:SAP), Teradata (NYSE:TDC) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).
  7. Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $28.02, its 52-week high is $30.00, and its 52-week low is $16.93. About the company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. Competitors to Watch: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Novell, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVL), Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), Intl. Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), and Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE).
  8. Metalico Inc (AMEX:MEA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $5.62, its 52-week high is $6.69, and its 52-week low is $3.07. About the company: Metalico, Inc. processes ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. The Company fabricates lead based products as well and sells its products nationwide to industrial customers.
  9. National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $47.55, its 52-week high is $52.18, and its 52-week low is $36.72. About the company: National Grid PLC owns, operates and develops electricity and gas networks. The Group’s electricity transmission and gas distribution networks are located throughout the United Kingdom and in the north-eastern section of the United States. They also own liquefied natural gas storage facilities in Britain and provide infrastructure services to the mobile telecom industry.
  10. Oncothyreon Inc (NASDAQ:ONTY): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $8.95, its 52-week high is $9.44, and its 52-week low is $2.99. About the company: Oncothyreon Inc. is a biotechnology company that develops therapeutic approaches to cancer management. The Company focuses on the development of synthetic vaccines and strategies for immunotherapy of cancer.
  11. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $11.32, its 52-week high is $17.47, and its 52-week low is $10.27. About the company: Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. has developed a novel approach to studying the synthesis and regulation of DNA, RNA and protein. The Company’s system enables real-time analysis of biomolecules with single molecule resolution.
  12. Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $5.00, its 52-week high is $5.96, and its 52-week low is $3.70. About the company: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Competitors to Watch: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR), Deutsche Telekom AG (DTEGY), MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS), Leap Wireless Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NTLS), United States Cellular Corp. (NYSE:USM), Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS), and CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL).
  13. Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:SIX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $73.55, its 52-week high is $79.48, and its 52-week low is $31.85. About the company: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation operates regional theme parks across North America. The Company has parks comprised of theme, water and zoological parks. The parks offer rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts, shows, restaurants, game venues and retail outlets.

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