Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks: 10/12/07: New Day for Morningstar

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Includes: ALVR, BX, CAT, CSCO, DVMT, FITB, GOOG, INFY, MORN, NOK, NTGR, S, SONC, VMW, VOXX, WDC
by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Friday October 12. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN): ‘This is one of the best-run companies in America. ... They do a fantastic job. They're all in this space of breeding mutual funds they build from nothing. ... I want to own this company ... they're doing everything right.’
Blackstone (NYSE:BX): ‘This is a tough one ... I think the stock can go to 30, but after 30, Sell.’
Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB): ‘Between the Canadians and Spanish, you will be getting some buyers ... I want to own this." It's an "anemic franchise but they can be acquired.’
Sonic (NASDAQ:SONC): ‘ … there is no reason to back away ... they are shareholder-friendly.’
Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO)
Motorola (MOT): ‘I want you to stick with Motorola.’
Nokia (NYSE:NOK)
EMC (EMC)
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT)

Neutral calls:

SanDisk (SNDK): ''This is a commodity product, and when they open a lot of boundaries, business goes down. ... I think they'll do a good quarter ... This is one of the toughest calls ... I don't know. ... I wish I could be more help.'

Bearish calls:

Netgear (NASDAQ:NTGR): ‘ … Why go down when you can go up?"
Infosys Technologies (NASDAQ:INFY): ‘ … the rupee has gone so high … I have to agree with the market. ... Don'tBuy. I don't think the stock works here.’
Audiovox (NASDAQ:VOXX): ‘nothing proprietary about Audiovox.’
VMware (NYSE:VMW): ‘You're playing the momentum game ... That is a dice roll ... The stock is up 83 points ... Buy EMC.’
Clearwire (CLWR)
Alvarion (NASDAQ:ALVR)

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