Cramer's Lightning Round - Royal Dutch Shell: Trim the Fat (8/20/09)

 |  Includes: BP, CVX, ED, ME, NAT, RDS.A, VGR, WTR
by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed on the lightning round session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Thursday August 20.

Bullish Calls:

Vector Group (NYSE:VGR): "This stock is a good stock… it yields 10%. I am dividend hungry."

Chevron (NYSE:CVX): "There, you have yield...they are raising the dividend."

Nordic American Tanker (NYSE:NAT): "I want you to go with only Nordic American Tanker. It has got the best yield and the whole industry is depressed right now. I think when it comes out of it, you will make the most money. NAT represents the best value in the group."

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A), BP (NYSE:BP): "You know if you want dividend-rich, this is a difficult one… I would still send you to BP plc, the old British Petroleum. However, I am never going to give a fight to a person who buys Royal Dutch, because it has got great value, and if they trim the fat, there you would have a serious buy, buy, buy… and I congratulate you for going for yield."

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED)

Bearish Calls:

Mariner Energy (ME): "That notion of hitting the ball out of the park for Mariner, I think is greatly misplaced. It actually falls under the category of hype."

Aqua America (NYSE:WTR): "The stock has not been a good one… I am not going to bless Aqua America, because the record there is not of making money."


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