Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks, Jan. 28

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 |  Includes: AKAM, ARRS, ATI, ATMI, BASFY, BC, BWLD, CAAS, CHL, DD, GUID, HLIT, HLT-OLD, HOT, HPQ, IRBT, MEOH, PENN, PTR, TKC, VIEW
by: Miriam Metzinger

Miriam Metzinger submits: Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Monday January 28. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID): 'It's come back to 14 ... I am not backing away from it. ... if it goes back to 12 ... we're gonna have to back up the truck [ buy]'
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ): 'If you want to be in tech ... I am going to send you to Hewlett-Packard ... best beneficiary of Vista and declining chip costs.'
Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM)
Allegheny Technologies (NYSE:ATI)
Arris (NASDAQ:ARRS): ' ... move into Arris, which just did a real nifty acquisition.'
Starwood Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HOT): 'Incredibly high-end. ... I think Hilton and Starwood are both buys. ... Pull the trigger ahead of the spring and summer. HOT real hot and going higher.'
Hilton Hotels (HLT-OLD): 'I think Hilton and Starwood are both buys.'
China Mobile (NYSE:CHL): 'We are gonna recommend China Mobile or Petrochina.'
PetroChina (NYSE:PTR)
Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN): ' great play on gambling, I am not backing away ... I still want to own Penn National Gaming.'
DuPont (NYSE:DD): 'do you mind if I ... go to DuPont?'
Brunswick (NYSE:BC)

Bearish calls:

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD): 'I sit here and wonder how this stock became a human punching bag. ... You do not get three downgrades idly. Take advantage and SellSellSell.'
ATMI (NASDAQ:ATMI): 'I do not care for thin film equipment ... Ixnay, sell, you're done. If you want to be in tech.'
WebEx Communications (WEBX): 'this is real-time interactive media. Does sell at almost twice its growth rate. ... I cannot bless.'
Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH): 'Grows very slowly ... has a very low P/E ... does have fuel-cell applications which have given it some boost. I'm in the Don'tBuy camp.'
Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT): 'Ixnay on the Harmonic and move into Arris.'
China Automotive Systems (NASDAQ:CAAS)
BASF (BF): 'Good company, do you mind if I stick with Wilmington, Delaware, and go to DuPont instead of Ludwigshafen, Germany?'
Turkcell Iletisim (NYSE:TKC): 'A challenged company, which is going to have very bad wireless competition, even though it's got that yield.'
iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT): 'I said take the profit, take it off the table, and I never looked back.'
Comtech (COGO)

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