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Jim Cramer, a former hedge fund manager, is the host of CNBC's Mad Money and a co-founder and chairman of TheStreet.com, Inc. Cramer expresses his views on stocks on his TV shows, which helps many ordinary investors who watch his show daily on TV make their own investments. Cramer also purchases many of the stocks he recommends for his charitable trust.

Below is a list of Jim Cramer’s stock picks in the technology and services sector. The sector classifications and return data are obtained from Yahoo Finance. These stocks have been solid performers this year. They also gained 1.5% on average in September, vs. 0% return for the SPY.

Ticker

Company

# of Shares

YTD Return

COST

Costco

300

15.56%

HOT

Starwood Hotels & Resorts

1,800

-27.34%

KSS

Kohl's Corporation

1,900

-12.14%

UPS

United Parcel Service

600

-7.26%

VIA.B

Viacom, Inc.

1,600

16.51%

AAPL

Apple Inc.

200

19.23%

EMC

EMC Corp.

4,000

-1.82%

IBM

IBM Corp.

400

16.81%

JNPR

Juniper Networks

2,500

-44.41%

ORCL

Oracle Corp.

3,100

-7.98%

T

AT&T

500

0.35%

Costco (COST): Costco operates membership warehouses and offers its members low prices on a limited selection of branded and selected private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. Cramer has 300 shares of COST in his charitable trust. COST has a market cap of 36.83B, a P/E ratio of 26.29, and it gained 7.3% this month. Warren Buffett holds more than $300 million in COST (check out Buffett’s top stock picks).

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT): Starwood Hotels & Resorts is a hotel and leisure company. Cramer has 1,800 shares of HOT in his charitable trust. HOT has a market cap of 8.88B, a P/E ratio of 23.12, and it gained 2% since the beginning of this month. Jeffrey Vinik holds the largest position in HOT.

Kohl's Corporation (KSS): Kohl’s Corporation operates family-oriented department stores that sell apparel, footwear and accessories. Cramer has 1,900 shares of KSS in his charitable trust. KSS has a market cap of 13.38B, a P/E ratio of 11.88, and it gained 3.1% since the beginning of this year. Glenn Russell Dubin holds the largest position in KSS. Steven Cohen also holds over $30 million KSS (check out Cohen’s top stock picks).

United Parcel Service (UPS): United Parcel Service is a package delivery company. Cramer has 600 shares of UPS in his charitable trust. UPS has a market cap of 65.09B, a P/E ratio of 16.39, and it lost 1.2% since the beginning of this month. Jason Capello and Warren Buffett both hold more than $100 million in UPS.

Viacom, Inc. (VIA-B): Viacom is an entertainment content company. Cramer has 1,600 shares of VIA-B in his charitable trust. VIA-B has a market cap of 27.28B, a P/E ratio of 13.91, and it lost 2.2% since the beginning of this month. Eric Mindich holds more than $500 million in Viacom.

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Apple designs, manufactures and markets a range of personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players, and sells a range of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. Cramer has 200 shares of AAPL in his charitable trust. AAPL has a market cap of 370.65B, a P/E ratio of 15.83, and it gained 4.1% since the beginning of this month. Rob Citrone is another main holder of AAPL.

EMC Corp. (EMC): EMC develops, delivers and supports the IT industry’s range of information infrastructure and virtual infrastructure technologies, solutions and services. Cramer has 4,000 shares of EMC in his charitable trust. EMC has a market cap of 46.63B, a P/E ratio of 23.68, and it gained 0.8% since the beginning of this month. Ken Fisher holds the biggest position in EMC (check out Fisher’s top stock picks).

IBM Corp. (IBM): IBM is an information technology company. Cramer has 400 shares of IBM in his charitable trust. IBM has a market cap of 206.11B, a P/E ratio of 14.06, and it gained 0.6% in September. Paul Ruddock and Steve Heinz’s Lansdowne hold the largest position in IBM. Ken Fisher also had over $300 million IBM stock.

Juniper Networks (JNPR): Juniper Networks serves the networking requirements of global service providers, enterprises, and public sector organizations. Cramer has 2,500 shares of JNPR in his charitable trust. JNPR has a market cap of 10.70B, a P/E ratio of 19.15, and it lost 3.7% in September. Bain Capital holds about $300 million in JNPR.

Oracle Corp. (ORCL): Oracle Corporation is an enterprise software company. Cramer has 3,100 shares of ORCL in his charitable trust. ORCL has a market cap of 147.01B, a P/E ratio of 17.47, and it gained 4.1% in September. Ken Fisher holds over $600 million in ORCL.

AT&T (T): AT&T is a provider of telecommunications services in the United States and worldwide. Cramer has 500 shares of T in his charitable trust. T has a market cap of 1.23B and it gained 1.6% in September. Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson hold the largest T position. Billionaire Jim Simons also has a large position in T (see Jim Simons’ favorite stock picks).



Disclosure: I am long SPY, T.

Source: 11 Cramer Tech And Services Stock Picks