With an experience of hedge fund management and being the host of Mad Money on CNBC, Jim Cramer has amassed knowledge and understanding of the market. In his last episode about the power of brands, Cramer has compiled several benefits of brand and the profits one can make by investing in brands at an earlier stage.
“They have equity which means that they can charge more than the other guy. And because they’re so popular, they have moats around them”
,said Cramer in his coverage. The top three brands Cramer has an eye on includes Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is the first stock in Jim Cramer’s list and the stock is trading near its 52-week high at the value of $259.96. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported its second quarter results on July 31, 2014 with revenue of $769 million and net loss of $62 million or $0.50 per share. The company has a market cap of $32.40 billion.
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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is another company that witnessed an increase in its share prices, especially after CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, announced that the Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) surpassed the quarterly revenue of HBO.
He said, “Last quarter we passed HBO in subscriber revenue ($1.146 billion vs. $1.141 billion). They still kick our ass in profits and Emmy’s, but we are making progress. HBO rocks, and we are honored to be in the same league.”
The company recorded revenue of $1.34 billion with earnings of $1.15 per share for the second quarter. Netflix Inc has a market cap of $27 Billion and P/E of 134.19.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is another company in Cramer’s list and the company is now the #26 largest company in terms of market capitalization replacing Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) registered net sales of $19.34 billion with net loss of $126 million for the second quarter. The company has a current market cap of $148 billion.
This article has been written by Prakash Pandey and edited by Serkan Unal.