To finish out a strong week of earnings, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on Friday plans to monitor the results of five companies in particular.
General Electric is scheduled to deliver earnings before Friday’s open. Cramer is optimistic about its quarterly numbers, too. He likes the stock’s 3.5 percent dividend yield and thinks a dividend boost may be on the way.
Honeywell and Under Armour will also announce their earnings results on Friday. Both stocks are “plain old buys” if they are down before earnings are released, he said.
Kimberly-Clark is also on Cramer’s radar, as it reports Friday, too. Even if it disappoints, Cramer thinks it’s a buy because the stock has a “magnificent and growing dividend.”
Finally, Schlumberger will post its earnings before Friday’s open. The oil service stocks have entered “bear market levels,” Cramer said, because natural gas prices have collapsed. He recommends investors listen to its earnings conference call, but don’t buy its stock just yet.
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