Barron's Picks & Pans: Martin Marietta Materials, Deutsche Bank, Mylan And More
- Featured stories in this weekend's Barron's offer a look at the prospects for two building materials companies, a European banking giant and a generic pharmaceuticals maker.
- A special report features the annual ranking of America's top 1,200 financial advisors by state.
- Also see which presidential candidate investors should be rooting for and 10 dividend stocks that could let you sleep better.
"Martin Marietta Materials Shares Could Gain 35%" by Avi Salzman suggests that Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE: MLM), a leading producer of aggregates, concrete and cement, could double earnings in the coming years as the government expands budgets for new roads and builders break ground on commercial and residential housing projects.
In "Deutsche Bank May Lose Right to Run U.S. Funds," Jack Willoughby points out that regulators from London to Seoul have sanctioned Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB) for its misdeeds over the past decade. The U.S. Labor Department may have granted a temporary reprieve, but it still is considering whether to limit the German bank's ability to manage billions of dollars of U.S. retirement funds.
Jack Hough's "Hurt by Valeant, Mylan Stock Could Rise 30%" examines why this generic drugmaker is in the doghouse with investors after turning down an acquisition bid. See whether strong earnings could restore the health of Mylan NV (NASDAQ: MYL) and its shares could rebound more than 30 percent over the next year. Are others likely to come bidding?
Housing activity has taken a breather, and that offers investors opportunities, according to "BMC Stock Holdings: A Bet on Housing" by David Englander. Shares of newly combined building-supply company BMC Stock Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: STCK) have taken a hit. See what Barron's thinks of investing in the nation's second-largest lumber and building-materials distributor now.
In Steve Garmhausen's "America's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors," check out Barron's annual listing of the best financial advisors and find out how the best advisors in each state and the District of Columbia are guiding clients through shaky markets. In a companion article, "Top 1,200 Financial Advisors: 51 Profiles," the state champs are profiled, and they share where they see opportunities now.
Also in this week's Barron's:
- Whether investors should be rooting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton
- 10 dividend stocks that could let you sleep better
- Disappointing same-store sales at Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ: DNKN)
- Why coffee futures probably will head higher in coming months
- Regulatory issues facing Google's self-driving car
- How stock sites are trying to lure millennials
- Four blue chip value stocks that are not getting due respect
- Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) as a rare retail winner
- How and why to hedge inflation now
At the time of this writing, the author had no position in the mentioned equities.
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