Jim Cramer Stock Watch: October 13th Stock Picks

Jim Cramer made the following calls on October 13th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $11.60, its 52-week high is $14.40, and its 52-week low is $10.76. 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.
  2. TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TQNT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $7.39, its 52-week high is $15.20, and its 52-week low is $4.73. About the company: TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for the communications markets. The Company utilizes its proprietary gallium arsenide technology to enable its products to overcome the performance barriers of silicon devices in various applications. TriQuint’s products are sold worldwide.
  3. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $21.43, its 52-week high is $37.82, and its 52-week low is $16.93. About the company: Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a wireless semiconductor company, designs and manufactures radio frequency and complete semiconductor system solutions for mobile communications applications. The Company provides front-end modules, radio frequency subsystems, and system solutions to wireless handset and infrastructure customers worldwide.
  4. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $56.85, its 52-week high is $175.45, and its 52-week low is $53.05. About the company: First Solar, Inc. designs and manufactures solar modules. The Company uses a thin film semiconductor technology to manufacture electricity-producing solar modules.
  5. Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $46.90, its 52-week high is $56.31, and its 52-week low is $39.04. About the company: Goldcorp, Inc. is a North American gold producer. The Company has gold mining operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. Goldcorp owns the Red Lake mine in Ontario.
  6. Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $100.86, its 52-week high is $115.00, and its 52-week low is $70.18. About the company: Randgold Resources Limited is a gold mining and exploration company. The Company conducts gold mining operations in regions throughout the gold regions of Africa.
  7. Human Genome Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:HGSI): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $11.01, its 52-week high is $30.25, and its 52-week low is $10.40. About the company: Human Genome Sciences, Inc. researches and develops proprietary pharmaceutical and diagnostic products. The Company’s products predict, prevent, detect, treat, and cure disease based on the discovery of human and microbial genes.
  8. Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (NYSE:IVN): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell. The stock closed at $16.87, its 52-week high is $30.03, and its 52-week low is $12.55. About the company: Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. explores for and develops mineral and metal properties in Asia and Australia. The Company explores for gold and copper at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in southern Mongolia; and holds interests in companies that mine coal in Mongolia, molybdenum and rhenium in Australia, and gold at the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan.
  9. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $20.43, its 52-week high is $45.01, and its 52-week low is $17.02. About the company: Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.
  10. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $15.46, its 52-week high is $26.17, and its 52-week low is $10.92. About the company: NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, and markets three dimensional (3D) graphics processors and related software. The Company’s products provide interactive 3D graphics to the mainstream personal computer market.
  11. Opko Health Inc (NYSE:OPK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $5.04, its 52-week high is $5.07, and its 52-week low is $2.41. About the company: Opko Health, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company that researches and develops pharmaceuticals. The Company researches treatments for macular degeneration and other ophthalmic diseases.
  12. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $46.18, its 52-week high is $49.00, and its 52-week low is $31.77. About the company: Red Hat, Inc. develops and provides open source software and services, including the Red Hat Linux operating system. The Company’s Web site offers information and news about open source software and provides an online community of open source software users and developers.
  13. Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $66.71, its 52-week high is $75.44, and its 52-week low is $60.56. About the company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.
  14. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $408.43, its 52-week high is $422.86, and its 52-week low is $297.76. 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.
  15. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $28.45, its 52-week high is $32.18, and its 52-week low is $16.46. About the company: ARM Holdings plc develops processors, data engines, peripherals, software, and tools. The Group’s solutions are used in a variety of applications, including in the automotive, consumer entertainment, digital imaging, mass storage, networking, security, and wireless industries.
  16. Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $29.49, its 52-week high is $38.00, and its 52-week low is $23.69. About the company: Avnet, Inc. distributes computer products and semiconductors, as well as interconnect, passive, and electromechanical components. The Company markets, inventories, and adds value to these products and provides supply-chain integration, engineering design, and technical services. Avnet serves customers in countries around the world.

(Note: Pick data are sourced from Thestreet.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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