Jim Cramer Stock Watch: December 19th Stock Picks

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Jim Cramer made the following calls on December 19th, 2011. What do you think about his picks?

MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell . The stock closed at $3.74, its 52-week high is $15.04, and its 52-week low is $3.65. About the company: MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. produces silicon wafers. The Company’s products are used in computers, telecommunications equipment, automobiles, consumer electronics products, industrial automation and control systems, and analytical and defense systems. MEMC operates manufacturing facilities in Italy, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Yum! Brands, Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $57.60, its 52-week high is $59.17, and its 52-week low is $46.27. About the company: Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell . The stock closed at $59.71, its 52-week high is $102.48, and its 52-week low is $47.31. About the company: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is a diversified mining and natural resources company. The Company mines for iron ore and coal in locations across North America, South America, and Australia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Covidien plc : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $42.82, its 52-week high is $57.65, and its 52-week low is $41.35. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Duke Energy Corporation : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $20.97, its 52-week high is $21.22, and its 52-week low is $16.87. About the company: Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Consolidated Edison Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $59.60, its 52-week high is $60.15, and its 52-week low is $48.55. About the company: Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Intel Corporation : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $23.10, its 52-week high is $25.78, and its 52-week low is $19.16. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $16.32, its 52-week high is $18.79, and its 52-week low is $14.05. About the company: Annaly Capital Management Inc. is a real estate investment trust which owns and manages assets and funds on behalf of institutional and individual investors worldwide. The Company manages a portfolio of mortgage backed securities, including mortgage pass through certificates, collaterized mortgage obligations, and other securities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Plains All American Pipeline LP : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $69.79, its 52-week high is $70.16, and its 52-week low is $54.90. About the company: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is involved in interstate and intrastate crude oil pipeline transportation and crude oil terminalling storage activities. The Partnership is also involved in gathering and marketing activities. Plains owns and operates a seasonally heated, common carrier crude oil pipe-line extending from CA to TX and an oil gathering system in CA. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Pfizer Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $21.14, its 52-week high is $21.45, and its 52-week low is $16.63. About the company: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Quad/Graphics, Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell . The stock closed at $13.57, its 52-week high is $45.35, and its 52-week low is $12.14. About the company: Quad Graphics, Inc. is a commercial printing company with image centers and photography studios nationwide and plants across the country. The Company offers data and strategy services, graphic design, imaging solutions, print production, mailing and distribution services, and workflow solutions. Quad Graphics operates worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Telefonica, S.A. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell . The stock closed at $16.61, its 52-week high is $27.31, and its 52-week low is $16.56. About the company: Telefonica S.A. provides telecommunications services mainly to countries in Europe and Latin America. The Company offers fixed-line and mobile telephone, Internet, and data transmission services to residential and corporate customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Texas Instruments Inc. : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell . The stock closed at $27.95, its 52-week high is $36.71, and its 52-week low is $24.34. About the company: Texas Instruments Incorporated is a global semiconductor company that designs and supplies analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors. The Company also operates materials and controls, and educational and productivity solutions businesses. Texas Instruments has manufacturing or sales operations in countries around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

: Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Sell . The stock closed at $14.28, its 52-week high is $30.00, and its 52-week low is $10.45. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company : Jim Cramer ranked this stock a Buy . The stock closed at $34.27, its 52-week high is $34.68, and its 52-week low is $24.97. About the company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and nutritional products. The Company’s products and experimental therapies address cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, organ transplant rejection and psychiatric disorders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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