Editor's note: Welcome to Stockpickr's "Barron's Roundup." Each weekend, we present Stockpickr portfolios related to articles in the latest issue of Barron's.
Five Stocks To Short: Barron's highlights five stocks to bet against right now, plus a list of stocks that look dangerous and require further scrutiny. Among the names mentioned are IMAX (IMAX - Get Report), Compass Minerals (CMP - Get Report) and Middleby (MIDD - Get Report).
Overpriced S&P 500 Stocks: Barron's screens high-priced S&P 500 and finds 10 names that look expensive based on price-to-earnings ratios. Among the names mentioned are Intuitive Surgical (ISRG - Get Report), Salesforce.com (CRM - Get Report) and Amazon.com (AMZN - Get Report).
Bullish and Bearish: Each week, Barron's publishes bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present summaries of those stories in this portfolio. This week, there are bullish stories on Foot Locker (FL), PowerShares DB Agricultural ETF (DBA) and PetSmart (PETM).
'Speaking of Dividends': This Barron's column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on General Mills (GIS) and Expeditors International (EXPD).