Sunday, January 25, 2015

Mad Money Stock Picks

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Mad Money stock picks for Friday, January 23, 2015


The following stocks were discussed on the Mad Money show:

Avnet increased dividends 4 out of the last 31 years. In 2014 the dividend yield was 1.4%. Dividend distributions were in February, May, September and November. The dividend payout ratio is 15%. In the last 10 years, the stock had an annual compounded return of 9.2% including dividends and stock price appreciation. This is 3.8% higher than the S&P 500 return of 5.4%. The company operates in the Services sector.
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** Only full year data used in calculations (ending 12/31/2014).
** Dividend and stock performance were calculated by this web site, not transcribed from Mr. Cramer's comments.

Featured Stocks:
Cramer was bearish on McDonald's and United Parcel Service.

Guest Interview:
Jim Cramer was bullish on Avnet, City National and First Horizon National.

Discussed Stocks:
Jim Cramer was bullish on American Airlines, Apple, Boeing, Alibaba, Biogen Idec, Celgene, DuPont, 3M, Microsoft, Norfolk Southern, Procter & Gamble and Qualcomm. He was bearish on Amazon.com, Caterpillar, Chevron, Google and Mastercard.

Lightning Round Stocks:
Jim Cramer was bullish on Brown-Forman, BioMarin, Cypress Semiconductor, Nordic American Tanker, Royal Dutch Shell, Constellation Brands and Take-Two Interactive. He was bearish on Continental Resources, Juno Therapeutics, Micron Technology, Teekay Tankers, Zillow and Zynga.