Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks, May 25

by: Miriam Metzinger

Miriam Metzinger submits: Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Friday May 25. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

NovaStar Financial (NFI): ' I never do this on the show, but this stock is a call option. ... It could either double or go to zero. ... I am unbelievably blessing this stock. 6 down, 6 up, you make the call.'
Marriott International (NYSE:MAR): 'People did not like the quarter with Marriott. ... I think that's a mistake. I think this is the level you want to pull the trigger at. Marriott is way too cheap. ... Let's get some Marriott right down here.'
Qwest Communications (Q): ' ... is resting after a tremendous run ... 50 cents down, 2 bucks up, that is my kind of risk/reward. BuyBuyBuy.'
General Maritime (NYSE:GMR): 'That's our favorite. ... 6% yield ... [CEO] Peter Georgiopoulos, who is our favorite guy in the industry. ... I want you in General Maritime.'
Nastech Pharmaceutical (NSTK): 'It tells me that this stock could be at 15 in a month or two ... I want you in Nastech. ... BuyBuyBuy. That's 12 buys on Nastech.'
Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
Deere (NYSE:DE)

Bearish calls:

Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG): 'I cannot in good conscience tell you to buy Harley-Davidson. It is too risky. ... I am going to give it a Don'tBuy.'
DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS): 'We're not into DryShips.'
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS): 'The stock had a major ramp today. ... At these prices, I'm not going to get behind Mosaic.'

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