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Barron's Picks And Pans: Apple's Growth, 'Beauty And The Beast,' Water Stocks And More

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  • This weekend's Barron's offers five ways to play the rising global demand for fresh water.
  • Other featured articles tale a look at the prospects for meal-ordering service facing headwinds and a newly independent restaurant-equipment supplier.
  • The outlooks for an entertainment colossus running on all cylinders and an a consumer electronics giant that could have a good summer are also examined.

"Grubhub Shares Could Slide 25% as Competition Grows" by Vito J. Racanelli points out that meal-ordering service GrubHub Inc (NYSE: GRUB) is facing both more competition, including rivals with deeper pockets, and higher delivery expenses. It's what Barron's calls a recipe for indigestion. See why some analysts see the shares sliding to $25 from around $34 seen most recently.

In "How to Invest in Water: 5 Picks," Kopin Tan suggests analysts and money managers see a wave of water-related investments ahead, but there is no single dominant company to bet on. The picks featured include stocks such as Xylem Inc (NYSE: XYL) and exchange traded funds. As global demand for fresh water grows, the appetite for water companies should only grow as well.

David Englander's "Welbilt Cooks Up a Winning Strategy" takes a look at restaurant-equipment supplier Welbilt Inc (NYSE: WBT), formerly a spin-off known as Manitowoc Foodservice. See why Barron's believes its newfound independence could allow the company to streamline operations, bringing it more in line financially with its top-performing peers.

See also: Garbage Companies & The Marijuana Industry: Expert Warns About Overvalued Cannabis Stocks

Disney's CEO dishes on "Beauty and the Beast," the company's plans for China and its answer to cord-cutters, in "Exclusive: Disney's Iger On Movies, Parks, ESPN" by Jack Hough. While Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) is expected to break a long streak of double-digit yearly growth this year, see why the entertainment giant is expected to return to the usual pattern next year.

In Jack Hough's follow-up article, "Apple Could Rise 10% in 6 Months," see why Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares could earn a higher valuation as high-margin services grow. Can the stock hit $155 share on the 10-year anniversary iPhone excitement? The iconic smartphone brings in about two-thirds of Apple's revenue, and it shows little sign of falling out of favor.

Also in this week's Barron's:

  • Why the border adjustment tax should be killed
  • A look at the independent advisors all-stars
  • Barron's 2017 best online broker ranking
  • How doctors can control health care costs
  • Why to avoid the shares of Canada Goose
  • Concerns about the bull market
  • Changes at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and other tech giants
  • The reshuffling in the Barron's 400 ETF
  • Home Depot Inc (NYSE: HD) and other inflation-resistant high-payout stocks
  • How much lower oil prices could go

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