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Jim Cramer is a former hedge fund manager. Today, he is the host of CNBC's Mad Money and a co-founder and chairman of TheStreet.com. During his TV shows, Cramer expresses his views on stocks, helping many ordinary investors who watch his how daily make their own investments. In this article, we are going to focus on the stocks that Cramer recommended the most over past month. All companies are recommended "Buy" by Cramer at least twice over the past month.

Ticker

Company

Times

AAPL

Apple Inc.

4

ALXN

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2

BBT

BB&T Corporation

2

BRCM

Broadcom Corp.

2

EOG

EOG Resources, Inc.

2

ETP

Energy Transfer Partners LP

3

GLD

SPDR Gold Shares

2

GOOG

Google Inc.

2

HD

The Home Depot, Inc.

2

KMP

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP

2

MAS

Masco Corporation

2

MCD

McDonald's Corp.

2

MX

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation

2

NAT

Nordic American Tankers Limited

2

NLY

Annaly Capital Management, Inc.

3

SD

SandRidge Energy, Inc.

3

SLB

Schlumberger Limited

3

T

AT&T, Inc.

2

TIBX

TIBCO Software Inc.

2

USB

U.S. Bancorp

6

WFC

Wells Fargo & Company

5

US Bancorp is the stock that Cramer recommended the most over the past month. Cramer recommended investors to purchase the stock six times: on January 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, and 18. US Bancorp is a multi-state financial services company. For the fourth quarter of 2011, the company reported net income of $1.4 billion, up from $974 million for the same quarter in 2010. USB has a market cap of $55B and a P/E ratio of 12.53. At the end of the third quarter last year, there are 36 hedge funds with USB positions. Among them, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had the largest USB position. The fund invested $1.6 billion in USB at the end of September. Since then, USB returned 21.90%, versus 16.92% for SPY in the same period.

Cramer also recommended investors to purchase Wells Fargo & Company for many times. During the past month, he recommended "Buy" for WFC on January 5, 9, 10, 12, and 18. Wells Fargo is also a financial services company. It reported net income of $4.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2011, up from $3.4 billion for the same quarter a year ago. WFC has a market cap of $159B and a relatively low P/E ratio of 11.17. As of September 30, 2011, there are 69 hedge funds reported to own WFC in their 13F portfolios. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway also had $8.7 billion invested in WFC. John Paulson is bullish about WFC as well. Paulson & Co disclosed owning $575 million worth of WFC shares at the end of September. The stock was up 25.63% so far since the end of the third quarter, beating the market by 9 percentage points.

Another mega-cap stock that Cramer recommended is Google Inc . Over the past month, Cramer recommended investors to buy GOOG on December 22 and January 4. The technology company reported fourth quarter net income of $2.7 billion, up from $2.5 billion for the same period a year earlier. Total revenue also increased from $8.4 billion to $10.6 billion. GOOG has a market cap of $207B and a P/E ratio of 21.8. It is very popular among hedge funds. At the end of the third quarter, ninety-six hedge funds disclosed owning GOOG. For instance, Tiger Cub Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine Capital boosted its GOOG stakes by 13% over the third quarter. As of September 30, 2011, the fund had nearly $500 million invested in GOOG. Since then, GOOG returned 24.18%, outperforming the market by over 5 percentage points.

Other large-cap stocks that Cramer recommended at least twice over the past month include Apple Inc , AT&T Inc , McDonald's Corp , Schlumberger Limited , The Home Depot Inc , and SPDR Gold Shares. We like Cramer. We believe that by focusing on the stocks that Cramer recommended repeatedly, investors will be more likely to outperform the market in the long term.

Source: 21 Stocks Jim Cramer Recommended The Most During Past Month