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Jim Cramer, a former hedge fund manager, is the host of CNBC's Mad Money. 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. Ken Griffin is the founder and CEO of Citadel LLC. Citadel devotes significant resources to researching stocks, making it one of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world.

Both Cramer and Griffin are among the smartest investors in the world. And we believe that by imitating their stock picks, investors are more likely to beat the market in the long term. Below we compiled a list of stocks both Cramer and Griffin are bullish about. All stocks are in Cramer’s charitable trust as of September 15 and in Griffin’s portfolio at the end of June.

Company

Ticker

Value (x1,000)

Jim Cramer

YTD Return

APPLE INC Calls

AAPL

967367

14.65%

APPLE INC

AAPL

268508

200

14.65%

AMERICAN EXPRESS CO

AXP

194210

2700

2.79%

BANK OF AMERICA

BAC

73402

6000

-55.64%

CATERPILLAR INC

CAT

108562

1000

-18.30%

CATERPILLAR INC Calls

CAT

75406

-18.30%

COSTCO

COST

50276

300

10.41%

DEERE & CO Calls

DE

32535

800

-19.71%

EMC CORP MA

EMC

32493

4000

-2.23%

ENSCO PLC

ESV

182299

2100

-21.34%

FREEPORT MCMORAN Calls

FCX

80863

800

-42.59%

STARWOOD HOTELS

HOT

45153

1800

-32.66%

IBM Calls

IBM

139916

400

25.87%

JOHNSON CONTROLS

JCI

51499

1000

-24.26%

NIKE INC

NKE

36399

300

4.32%

PNC FINANCIAL

PNC

201809

1900

-20.31%

PRUDENTIAL FINL

PRU

85000

2100

-21.61%

SCHLUMBERGER LTD Calls

SLB

71522

400

-24.31%

AT&T INC Calls

T

32224

500

2.52%

UNITED PARCEL SERV

UPS

37522

600

-6.68%

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE Calls

UPS

30718

-6.68%

Apple Inc 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. Griffin had $269 million of AAPL stocks and $967 million of AAPL calls, and Cramer had 200 shares of AAPL stock. It has a market cap of $343B, a P/E ratio of 14.64, and returned 14.65% since the beginning of this year. Rob Citrone had over $700 million invested in AAPL.

PNC Financial is a diversified financial services company in the United States. Griffin had $202 million of PNC stocks and Cramer had 1,900 shares of the stock. It has a market cap of $25.1B, a P/E ratio of 7.69, and lost 20.31% since the beginning of this year. Ken Fisher held $363 million in PNC stock. Ric Dillon and Jeffrey Vinik also invested over $100 million in PNC.

American Express Co is a global service company. The company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. Griffin had $194 million of AXP stocks and Cramer had 2,700 shares of AXP stocks. It has a market cap of $51.8B, a P/E ratio of 11.37, and returned 2.79% since the beginning of this year. Warren Buffett invested $7.8 billion in AXP shares (see Warren Buffett’s top stock picks). Jean-Marie Eveillard, Ken Griffin and Bill Miller were also main investors in AXP.

Ensco Plc is a global offshore contract drilling company. Griffin had $182 million of EXV stocks and Cramer had 2,100 shares of ESV stocks. It has a market cap of $9.5B, a P/E ratio of 14.34, and returned -21.34% since the beginning of this year. David Einhorn had $225 million invested in ESV. Steven Cohen also had $160 million of ESV stock (check out Cohen’s top stock picks).

International Business Machines is an information technology company. Griffin had $140 million of IBM call options and Cramer had 400 shares of IBM stock. It has a market cap of $218B, a P/E ratio of 14.85, and returned 25.87% since the beginning of this year. Paul Ruddock and Steve Heinz hold the largest position in IBM. Ken Fisher also had over $300 million in IBM stock.

Caterpillar Inc is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Griffin had $109 million of CAT stock and $75.5 million of CAT calls, and Cramer had 1,000 shares of CAT stock. It has a market cap of $48.8B, a P/E ratio of 12.48, and lost 18.30% since the beginning of this year. Ken Fisher had $480 million of CAT stock.

Prudential Financial Inc offers an array of financial products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, investment management and real estate services. Griffin had $85 million of PRU stock and Cramer had 2,100 shares of PRU stock. It has a market cap of $22.4B, a P/E ratio of 8.05, and lost 21.61% since the beginning of this year. Jeffrey Altman invested more than $200 million in PRU shares. Ric Dillon also had $156 million invested in PRU (see Ric Dillon’s top stock picks).

Freeport Mcmoran Copper & Gold is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. Griffin had $80.9 million of FCX call options and Cramer had 800 shares of FCX stock. It has a market cap of $32.2B, a P/E ratio of 5.8, and lost 42.59% since the beginning of this year. Ken Fisher invested over $400 million in FCX.

Bank of America Corp is a bank holding company and a financial holding company. Griffin had $73.4 million of BAC stock and Cramer had 6,000 shares of BAC stock. It has a market cap of $59.9B and lost 55.64% since the beginning of this year. John Paulson had $842 million invested in BAC (see John Paulson’s top stock picks).

Schlumberger Ltd is a supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to the international oil and gas exploration and production industry. Griffin had $71.5 million of SLB calls and Cramer had 400 shares of SLB stock. It has a market cap of $84.5B, a P/E ratio of 15.43, and lost 24.31% since the beginning of this year. Ken Fisher also had over $700 million invested in SLB.

Disclosure: I am long T.

Source: Jim Cramer And Ken Griffin Agree On These Stocks