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), Compass Minerals ( CMP) and Middleby ( MIDD).
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), Salesforce.com ( CRM) and Amazon.com ( AMZN).
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).
Latest Activist Purchases: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like Texas Industries ( TXI), Celldex Therapeutics ( CLDX) and Dr Pepper Snapple Group ( DPS).
Research Reports: The latest analyst research highlighted by Barron's, including reports this week on Lazard ( LAZ), Seattle Genetics ( SGEN) and City National ( CYN).