Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Stock Picks and Comments, Feb. 13

Includes: AA, KBH, MMM, RIO
by: Miriam Metzinger

Recap of Jim Cramer’s comments on Stop Trading! Tuesday February 13 . Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

KB Home (NYSE:KBH): Cramer says that KBH's strong performance is proof that negativity on housing is excessive, since the company reported a rise in revenues and a 4% gain in the price of a typical house over last year. In spite of the 4% rise in the stock, people are "so busy burying" KBH, which Cramer considers an attractive takeover target.

Alcoa (NYSE:AA), Rio Tinto (RTP), 3M (NYSE:MMM): Since "undermanaged companies" in metals have historically received takeout deals, Cramer expects a bid for AA from RTP, especially since shares of AA rose 6%. Concerning MMM, Cramer says management should "fix the company" before undertaking its ambitious $7 billion buyback.

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