Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round, 4/3/08: Foolproof BP

by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Thursday April 3. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

El Paso Corp (EP): “It s a very cheap natural gas play… I do like EP as a speculative natural gas.”
Corning (NYSE:GLW): “I’ve been scaling out…they are at a 52-week high… It’s getting a little north… if GLW goes to 22 buy more.”
BP (NYSE:BP): “Very controversial…I know it is a terrible company, I know they are getting rid of their green project…I know it is mismanaged… but they have a beautiful yield and they are in the energy sector…even they can’t mess that up.”
Schering-Plough (SGP): “….they finally let up…I still say SGP is a good stock…I still say it is better than Pfizer…and I don’t care that up until now I’ve been wrong.”
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR)

Bearish calls:

Intercontinental Hotels (NYSE:IHG): “ …a not great hotel chain in an industry I don’t’ really care for.”
Pfizer (NYSE:PFE): “PFE is like a bond without any growth, I don’t like anything PFE is doing. Sell sell sell.”
NewMarket (NYSE:NEU): “It’s been going up on guys who are in panic… it has noting really special except the fact it is a giant short squeeze.”
Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS): “I think that is a tech that does not have a good product cycle going …Too dicey.”
Dendreon (NASDAQ:DNDN): “ …is a very controversial company…I don’t like it I don’t think it has anything going for it… people hate me for saying that but I don’t care.”
Sandisk (SNDK): “NO, no no ... this is a stock that is commoditized…not a proprietary tech. I don’t want you to own SNDK.”
Live Nation (NYSE:LYV): “Every time I enter these entertainment companies, I lose my shirt.”
Bear Stearns (NYSE:BSC): “No, no…may I reiterate if your money is in Bear Stearns you’re fine but the stock is not.”

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