Cramer's Lightning Round - Valero Is The Nation's Best Refiner (12/17/13)

 |  Includes: EMR, GD, HE, LMT, VEEV, VLO
by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Tuesday December 17.

Bullish Calls:

Valero (NYSE:VLO): "Valero makes a lot of sense. The glut in oil everyone is so perplexed about, which is driving down independent oil companies, is good for Valero, the nation's best refiner."

Hawaiian Electric (NYSE:HE): "One utility I really like. It is in growth mode ... I'll take the 5% yield and wait for that island to come back."

Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV): "The blogs are down on it. VEEV is a great platform stock. This has done great customer relations management with pharmaceutical companies. I say buy, buy, buy."

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR): "It is one of my absolute favorites. It is big in China and is going to have a dynamite 2014."

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT): "Lockheed Martin is better (than General Dynamics) and has more growth."

Bearish Call:

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD): Cramer prefers Lockheed Martin to General Dynamics.


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