Jim Cramer’s Stocks to Watch: August 1st Buy and Sell Ratings

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 August 1st, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

  1. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $34.35, its 52-week high is $35.95, and its 52-week low is $19.68. About the company: Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States. Chesapeake Energy Earnings Cheat Sheet: Strong Revenue Helps Net Income>>
  2. Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASDAQ:DECK): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $101.81, its 52-week high is $101.87, and its 52-week low is $43.20. About the company: Deckers Outdoor Corporation designs and markets footwear and accessories. The Company offers footwear for men, women and children. Deckers sells its products including accessories such as handbags, headwear, and outerwear, through domestic retailers and international distributors and directly to end-user consumers, through call centers, retail concept stores and retail outlet stores. Deckers Outdoor Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet: Margins Shrink>>
  3. First Cash Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ:FCFS): Jim Cramer ranked this stock aBuy. The stock closed at $44.32, its 52-week high is $45.47, and its 52-week low is $22.87. About the company: First Cash Financial Services, Inc. operates pawn stores. The Company’s stores lend money on the collateral of pledged personal property, and retail previously-owned merchandise acquired through loan forfeitures. First Cash also operates check cashing stores and provides software to third-party operators in the check cashing industry.
  4. Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $39.80, its 52-week high is $41.11, and its 52-week low is $22.50. About the company: Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams. Starbucks Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet: Double-Digit Growth Again>>
  5. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM): Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy. The stock closed at $66.34, its 52-week high is $68.00, and its 52-week low is $34.04. About the company: Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates a chain of natural food supermarkets in the United States. The Company’s stores provides full range of merchandise, featuring products that are free of artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, preservatives, and added chemicals. Whole Foods also develops, produces, and markets nutriceuticals and nutritional supplements. Whole Foods Market, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Beats the Street on Profit Rise>>

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