Jim Cramer's Lightning Round Stock Picks 7/21

Includes: AAP, AL (defunct), BNI, DIS, EGY, EPL, F, GM, MNST, NWS, SEE, TPX, TXN, VLO
by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Friday July 21. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

Sealy (ZZ)
General Motors (NYSE:GM):
'If you want to speculate, you speculate with GM.'
News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS): '...owns the popular MySpace.com.'
Disney (NYSE:DIS): 'Disney holds up really well.'
Vaalco Energy (NYSE:EGY): 'I think it goes to 10.'
Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP): 'I like it, best of breed.'

Bearish calls:

Burlington Northern (BNI): 'These [railroad] stocks are being whipped. ... diving, diving, diving. ... Let 'em come down before we pull the trigger. They're not done yet. ... Wait 'em out.'
Ametek (NYSE:AME): 'I would wait until it hit its 52-week low, which we're only 3 points from, and only then would I pull the trigger.'
Stonepath Group (NYSE:STG): 'At 5.90, down 3 from where it was just two months ago ... is a good call on the aerospace economy cycle but again it has fallen hideously out of favor.'
Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO): 'Fifty-six bucks, only then would I do a 'mon back.'
Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN): 'Nobody likes it anymore. I think this stock will be good once the fall comes around ... only pull the trigger in the last week of August.'
Ford Motor (NYSE:F): 'I see people buying the Ford 7.50 calls. ... That tells me there's a lot of speculative money in Ford. I think that's a mistake.'
Hansen Natural (HANS): 'There's gonna be too much profit-taking. ... I don't trust it here. ... I want you to schnitzel out of it.'
Energy Partners (NYSE:EPL): 'This stock is in the biggest House of Pain I've ever seen. ... At 16 bucks I'm pulling the trigger.'
Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE): 'Strictly in the Don'tBuy camp.'
Alcan (NYSE:AL): 'Everything that is made or manufactured is going down right now. ... They will stay out of favor until the Federal Reserve makes its move at the beginning of August.'

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