Miriam Metzinger submits: Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Wednesday August 15. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:
HMS Holdings (HMSY): 'We've always liked this. This is one of those companies ... that do cost control for medical.'
MedcoHealth Solutions (MHS)
Cardinal Health (CAH)
EMC (EMC): 'I think that EMC is a better way to play VMware right now.'
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG):
Freeport-McMoran (FCX): 'This is a gold company and a copper company in a deflationary spiral mandated by the Federal Reserve. ... Am I backing away from it? No. ... I will say bull to Freeport.'
First Solar (FSLR)
Exelon (EXC): 'Well-run ... can do well. ... I say two thumbs up to Excelon/'
Hawaiian Electric (HE): 'I like the utilities here. This one's got a very high yield. It's in a growth market. ... I stick with Hawaiian Electric.'
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J.C. Penney (JCP): 'I have been doing some work on J.C. Penney. 52-week low ... retail very hard to own ... I like to wait and see the quarter.'
Posco (PKX): 'It's not a House of Pain anymore. It's literally a Nation of Pain ... Don'tBuy, because it can go lower.'
One National Banc (ONB): 'Every bank is for sale here. ... I cannot recommend a bank on this show. I can't because I like other sectors so much more. Don'tBuy Don'tBuy Don'tBuy.'
BHP Billiton (BHP): ' I am not going to walk away from these, but you have to understand, these stocks are in the crosshairs of the Fed, and they are going to go down.'
Fuel-Tech (FTEK): ' ... is so speculative in this environment.'
Downey Financial (DSL):'Downey is a stock that will fly up 20 points when the Fed decides to blink. ... I think Downey's book value is pretty clean. I am surprised it got down to $47. I can't back away here.'
VMware (VMW): '$60 is my target, and we're already up another $7 today.'
Accuray (ARAY):' Accuray, frankly, is not a stock that I can pull the trigger on.'
Akamai (AKAM): 'We know that Akamai's the wrong thing.'
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