Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Stock Picks and Comments, Jan. 19

Includes: C, GE, TRI, UTX
by: Miriam Metzinger

Recap of Jim Cramer’s comments on Stop Trading! Friday January 19. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Triad (NYSE:TRI): Cramer called this hospital operator a "steal," and reported the company rose 5% after Deutsche Bank predicted leveraged buyout. He commented that hospitals going private are "the wave of the future."

Citigroup (NYSE:C): Although Cramer likes bank stocks right now, he comments that C is the "deadest money of the group" after it reported a lackluster quarter which demonstrates that "costs are exploding." However, he would not necessarily sell it right now.

GE (NYSE:GE) and United Tech (NYSE:UTX): Cramer was surprised at GE CEO Jefferey Immelt's statement that there will be no deals in the pipeline this year and he is not doing anything "transformative." Cramer comments that conglomerates GE and UTX are being kept back by the view that they do not deserve their price-to-earnings multiples.

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