Friday, October 24, 2014

Mad Money Stock Picks

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Mad Money stock picks for Thursday, October 23, 2014

The following stocks were discussed on the Mad Money show:

Avnet increased dividends 3 out of the last 30 years. In 2013 the dividend yield was 1%. Dividend distributions were in September and November. The dividend payout ratio is 9%. In the last 10 years, the stock had an annual compounded return of 7.5% including dividends and stock price appreciation. This is 0.1% higher than the S&P 500 return of 7.3%. The company operates in the Services sector.

** Only full year data used in calculations (ending 12/31/2013).
** Dividend and stock performance were calculated by this web site, not transcribed from Mr. Cramer's comments.

Guest Interview:
Jim Cramer was bullish on Avnet, Flotek Industries and Jarden.

Discussed Stocks:
Jim Cramer was bullish on American Airlines, Caterpillar, Celgene, Diamond Offshore, 3M, ServiceNow, O'Reilly Automotive, Parker Hannifin, Tractor Supply and Union Pacific.

Lightning Round Stocks:
Jim Cramer was bullish on Edwards Lifesciences. He was bearish on B&G Foods, Covidien, Facebook and CVR Partners.