Jim Cramer Stock Watch: June 27th Stock Picks

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Jim Cramer made the following calls on June 27th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $301.46, its 52-week high is $302.72, 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).
  2. Covidien plc (NYSE:COV): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $52.98, its 52-week high is $57.65, and its 52-week low is $35.12. About the company: Covidien PLC is a global healthcare products company. The Company develops, manufactures and distributes a diverse range of medical devices and supplies, diagnostics imaging agents, pharmaceuticals and other healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. Competitors to Watch: Becton Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX), CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).
  3. CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $25.12, its 52-week high is $80.42, and its 52-week low is $46.51. About the company: CSX Corporation is an international freight transportation company. The Company provides rail, intermodal, domestic container-shipping, barging, and contract logistics services around the world. CSX’s rail transportation services are provided principally throughout the eastern United States. Competitors to Watch: Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP), Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC), Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR).
  4. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $48.22, 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.
  5. Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $31.58, its 52-week high is $36.50, and its 52-week low is $21.24. About the company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers. Competitors to Watch: Intl. Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), and Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE).
  6. Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $65.92, its 52-week high is $70.77, and its 52-week low is $42.94. About the company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands. Competitors to Watch: Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE:LO), Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO), Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI), British American Tobacco (AMEX:BTI), and Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR).
  7. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $80.64, its 52-week high is $95.64, and its 52-week low is $51.67. About the company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys. Competitors to Watch: Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), National-Oilwell (NYSE:NOV), Allis-Chalmers (NYSE:ALY), Chevron (NYSE:CVX), Exxon (NYSE:XOM), Conoco-Phillips (NYSE:COP), BP (NYSE:BP), and Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT).
  8. Southern Company (NYSE:SO): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $39.79, its 52-week high is $40.87, and its 52-week low is $32.04. About the company: Southern Company is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, wholesales, and retails electricity in the southeastern United States. The Company also offers wireless telecommunications services, and provides businesses with two-way radio, telephone, paging, and Internet access services as well as wholesales fiber optic solutions. Competitors to Watch: Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR), Progress Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PGN), Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE), TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE), PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D), American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), and FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE).
  9. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $100.01, its 52-week high is $104.77, and its 52-week low is $66.84. About the company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico. Competitors to Watch: Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC), Burlington Northern (BNI), Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR), Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP), Providence & Worcester (NASDAQ:PWX), Pioneer Railcorp (PRRR), RailAmerica (NYSE:RA) and CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX).
  10. Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $13.10, its 52-week high is $14.40, and its 52-week low is $10.34. About the company: Windstream Corporation offers telecommunications services to residential and business customers in rural communities in the United States. The Company provides local telephone, high-speed Internet, long distance, network access, and video services in multiple states. Competitors to Watch: Consolidated Communications Hldgs. Inc (NASDAQ:CNSL), PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:PAET), Xfone, Inc. (AMEX:XFN), Frontier Communications Corp (NYSE:FTR), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB), 8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), and Sprint (NYSE:S).

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