Motley Fool Stock Picks Revealed

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Do you have 5 minutes?

Great!

Because if you want to become a successful investor…

…you need to read this article.

Why?

Because we are here to tell you how you can beat the market.

And who doesn’t want to beat the market?

So, what is the BIG secret?

The secret is that the Motley Fool is here to help you pick winning stocks like the next Amazon pick.

…or that is what the company claims…

So, today, we are here to put that claim to the test.

We are here to give you the Motley Fool Stock Picks revealed!

In this article, you will learn:

  • How Motley Fool stock picks perform
  • How (and if) Motley Fool stock picks are so successful

Did you know…

…the average Motley Fool stock pick is up 532% compared to the 106% return from the S&P 500 (AS OF OCTOBER 11, 2020)?

fool performance oct 11

How are these returns even possible, you ask?

The answer is quite simple – each year the Motley Fool picks a lot more stocks that go up than go down.

BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY–they pick a lot of stocks that double and triple each year!

These “winner” stocks more than offset the “loser” stock picks (and yes, they do make some “loser” picks).

But we are not going to stop here…

…we need to take a deeper dive to see whether these results are legit.

So, here is our in-depth analysis of the Motley Fool and their stock picks.

Here are the Motley Fool Stock Picks revealed!

History of the Motley Fool

The Motley Fool began in 1993 as a free financial media company.

The brother duo of Tom and David Gardner shared their investment ideas on message boards and online posts.

And with the unique combination of humor and humility…

…the brothers garnered thousands of like-minded individuals (affectionately known as the “fools”).

So, what is the goal of Motley Fool?

The goal is to empower non-professional investors to outperform Wall Street analysts.

By 1997, the company took its investing site to www.fool.com.

In 2002, Motley Fool rolled out its first premium investing service, Stock Advisor.

And, as they say…

…the rest is history!

From that point on, the company continued (and continues) to expand its free and premium service offerings.

This includes New York Times Best-Sellers, newspapers, podcasts, radio shows, newsletters, and more.

Okay, now that you know the history…

…it is time to get to the RESULTS!

Motley Fool Stock Advisor Summary

So, what do you get with Motley Fool Stock Advisor?

Stock Advisor comes with all of the following:

  1. Two stock recommendations each month straight to your inbox.
  2. An all-access pass to the Motley Fool Stock recommendations from 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  3. The Motley Fool’s “Top 10 Best Stocks to Buy Right Now” report.
  4. The Motley Fool’s Stock Advisor “Top 5 Starter Stocks” report.
  5. Proprietary research and exclusive benefits.

All information is easy to find and laid out in an organized manner.

The past recommendations are great because the company picks stocks poised to perform well forever.

Therefore, many users find excellent investment opportunities by piggybacking off of past stock picks.

As of October 23, 2020, here are the results of some the 2019 Stock Advisor stock picks:

  • January 2019 pick Twilio Inc (TWLO) is up 276%
  • February 2019 pick Appian Corporation (APPN) is up 129%
  • February 2019 pick Nintendo (NTDOY) is up 88%
  • March 2019 pick of Hill-Rom Holdings is down 12%
  • April 2019 pick Zynga Inc (ZNGA) is up 73%
  • May 2019 pick Synopsys Inc (SNPS) is up 84%
  • June 2019 pick Waste Management WM is up 2%
  • July 2019 pick Zoom Video Comm is up 465%
  • August pick Charlotte’s Web is down 85%
  • October 2019 pick Zoom Video (re-recommended) is up 565%
  • October 2019 pick Neurocrine Biosciences Inc is up 2%
  • November 2019 pick Trade Desk Inc is up 221%
  • December 2019 pick HubSpot is up 105%

On average, as of October 23, 2020 their 2019 picks are up 102% and the SP500 is up 22%. Those returns for the Motley Fool Stock Advisor service are impressive!

Keep reading to see how their 2020 stock picks are doing…

But how do they compare to the OTHER Motley Fool product–The Motley Fool Rule Breakers service?

Motley Fool Rule Breakers Summary

So, what do you get with Motley Fool Rule Breakers?

Rule Breakers comes with all of the following:

  1. Two stock recommendations each month straight to your inbox.
  2. An all-access pass to the Motley Fool Stock recommendations from 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  3. The Motley Fool’s “Best Buys Now Stocks” report.
  4. The Motley Fool’s Rule Breakers “Top 5 Starter Stocks” report.
  5. Proprietary research and exclusive benefits.

As you can see, Rule Breakers is very similar to Stock Advisor.

So, what is the difference?

The Motley Fool Rule Breaker service stated goal is to “Discover market-beating growth stocks that are poised to be tomorrow’s leaders.” In other words, the Rule Breaker service is trying to find the next Google, the next Amazon and the next Netflix!

What that means for the investor is more stocks that double and triple, and more losers too. Our results show the Rule Breakers service over the last 4 years has slightly higher performance, but has MUCH MORE volatility. So if you happen to miss out on buying one of the Rule Breakers stocks you could really miss out on “the next big thing”.

As of October 23, 2020 here are the results of the 2019 Rule Breaker stock picks:

  • December 2018 pick Bilibili is up 203%
  • January 2019 pick Skechers (SKX) is up 38%
  • February 2019 pick Guardant Health (GH) is up 114%
  • March 2019 pick Roku, (ROKU) is up 262%
  • April 2019 pick Shockwave Medical (SWAV) is up 89%
  • May 2019 pick Salesforce (CRM) is up 60%
  • June 2019 pick Novocure Ltd (NVCR) is up 103%
  • July 2019 pick of Repligen is up 93%
  • August picks of FSLY and TDOC are up 211% and 213%
  • October pick of Novocure is up 64%
  • October pick of DDOG is up 214%
  • November 2019 pick ETSY is up 229%
  • November 2019 pick Peloton is up 281%
  • December pick of Freshpet is up 103%

So, as I said earlier, they really did pick stocks that doubled since they were picked in 2019. ( I had to throw in the December 2018 pick of Bilibili since it tripled.) On average, as of Oct 23, 2020 those 2019 Rule Breakers picks are up 107% compared to the SP500 22%. So, that is just about identical to the Stock Advisor’s results. But the risk is that if you were not paying attention in August and didn’t buy those 2 stocks that are up 211 and 213% then your portfolio would not have performed as well as it should have.

Fortunately, you can try both services for free.

That is right – Rule Breakers and Stock Advisor offers a 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee.

Click here to try the Motley Fool Stock Advisor service.

or Click here to try the Motley Fool Rule Breakers service.



*** HOTTEST STOCK PICKS of 2020 -- October 25, 2020 UPDATE --

We are constantly monitoring over a dozen stock recommendation and advisory newsletters. There is one newsletter that is consistently outperforming all of the others--The Motley Fool Stock Advisor.

TWO of the Motley Fool's 2020 stock picks have already quadrupled (TSLA and ZM), ONE has tripled, and another TWO others have doubled in just 10 months of of 2020!

We have been tracking ALL of the Motley Fool stock picks since January 2016. That's almost 5 years and 116 stock picks. As of Friday, October 23, 2020 the Motley Fool's January 2 stock pick (TSLA) is up 388%, their Feb 6 pick NVTA is up 104%, their March 19th pick (ZM) is up 313%, their April 2nd pick SHOP is up 196%, and their April 16 pick ZM again is up 240%. In addition, 8 of their 2019, 9 of their 2018, 12 of their 2017, and 12 of their 2016 stock picks have also doubled. Most impressively, over the last 5 years that we have been tracking every recommendation, their average stock pick is up 169%. That beats the SP500 by an average of 124%. And that's even accounting for all of this COVID mess that has wreaked havoc on most stocks. BUT, the Fool has done so well because they have quickly identified stocks this year that will perform well in the post-COVID world. THAT is how the Fool consistently does so well--they adapt and constantly pick stocks before everyone else realizes the opportunities.

Take a look at these recent picks as of October 23, 2020:

  • (I can't tell you what this one is but... ) October 1, 2020 pick is already up 19%
  • Fiverr Intl (FVRR) -- September 2, 2020 pick is already up 36%
  • CrowdStrike (CRWD) -- June 4, 2020 pick is already up 41%
  • ServiceNow (NOW) -- May 7, 2020 pick is already up 34%
  • Shopify (SHOP) – April 2, 2020 pick and it is already up 196%
  • Zoom Video (ZM) – March 19, 2020 pick and it is already up 313%
  • DexCom (DXCM) picked Feb 20, 2020 right before the market crashed and it is still up 35%
  • Tesla (TSLA) picked January 2, 2020 before the crash and it is up 388%
  • HubSpot (HUBS) picked December 5, 2019 and it is up 105%
  • Netflix (NFLX) picked November 21, 2019 and it is up 56%
  • Trade Desk (TTD) picked November 7, 2019 and up 221%
  • Zoom Video originally picked Oct 3 and it is up 565%
  • SolarEdge (SEDG) picked September 19, 2019 and it is up 216%

Now, no one can guarantee that their next picks will be as strong, but our 5 years of experience tracking the Fool shows that their picks are doing better than ever. They also claim that since inception, their average pick is up 504% and now we believe them. Many analysts are saying that we have passed the bottom of this COVID crisis and "certain" stocks will recover quickly and be the new leaders. So make sure you have the right stocks in your portfolio.

Normally the Fool service is $199 per year but there is a special offer page where NEW SUBSCRIBERS can try it for just $99/year if you click this link

FYI -- As of October 23, 2020 the Motley Fool's Sept 17 pick BAND is already up 24%, their Sept 3 pick FVRR is already up 36%, their July 2 2020 pick is already up 26%; their June 4th pick is up 41%, May 7th pick NOW is up 34%, their April 16th pick ZM is up 240%, their April 2nd pick SHOP is up 196%, their March 19th pick is up 313%, their February 6 pick is up 104% and their January 2 pick is up 388%.

Don't miss out on the Motley Fool's next stock pick--especially while they are super hot picking the stocks that will excel in this COVID market. Here is the schedule for their next TRADE ALERTS:

      • November 5, 2020 - Tom's New Single Stock Recommendation
      • November 12, 2020 - Tom's 5 New Best Stocks to Buy Now List
      • November 19, 2020 - David's New Single Stock Recommendation
      • November 25, 2020 - David's New 5 Best Stocks to Buys Now List
  • Remember, if you are not impressed, you can always cancel within 30 days and get a full refund.

CLICK HERE to get the next 24 Motley Fool's Stock Picks for just $99 per Year! 



Motley Fool Picks and Analysis

Since 2002, the Motley Fool has steadily beat the market.

Accordingly, the company focuses on picking stocks that have the best shot at beating the market.

In fact, Motley Fool was one of the first newsletters to recommend stocks like:

  • Netflix (up 11,379%)
  • Amazon.com (up 11,379%)
  • Disney (up 7,101%)

In addition to the the 2 new stock picks each month, the Motley Fool also releases a Best Stocks of the Year in January. Here are their January 2019 picks, analysis, and results of Motley Fool stock picks from that report:

Recommendation #1: Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET)

Motley Fool Analysis

Arista Networks is best-known for pioneering cloud networking solutions.

These solutions help companies transfer data over the internet faster than ever.

According to Motley Fool, Arista Networks does “offer a better mousetrap and their customers know it.” 

And finally, “With outstanding leadership, accelerating sales growth, rock-solid financials, and a long-term focus, ANET shows every sign of being a winning investment.”

Stock Price (as of January 2, 2019): $228.71

The Results

Arista Networks hit $331 in April 2019.

However, the stock price came back down to Earth following the tumultuous US-China relationship.

In October 2019, the stock was upgraded to “Buy,” which is a testament to the company’s long-term prospects.

Stock Price (as of October 23, 2020): $214 (down 5%)

The verdict: Incorrect – for now – but be patient.

Recommendation #2: Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)

Motley Fool Analysis

By the end of 2018, Facebook had a “damaged” reputation.

However, these happenings made the social media giant prime for recovery.

Instagram hit 1 billion users in June 2018, so we saw plenty of growth.

According to the Motley Fool:

“Investors will likely need to get used to slower growth, but Facebook overall is making solid investments and responding to newer issues.  These moves should help ensure the company’s long-term success.”

Stock Price (as of January 2, 2019): $145.01

The Results

Facebook hit similar levels (compared to present day) in July.

However, privacy issues continue to plague the company.

Regardless, Facebook manages to continuously recover and overcome any negative news.

Today, the company is doing just fine.

Stock Price (as of October 23, 2020): $284 (up 95%)

The verdict: Right on the money!

Recommendation #3: Mastercard (NYSE: MA)

Motley Fool Analysis

Mastercard has the world’s second-leading global network (behind VISA).

However, provided that there are 86 billion purchases each year on credit cards…

…the market is massive and still growing.

Between 2013 and 2017, Mastercard increased domestic revenue by 35% and international revenue by 60%.

The Motley Fool states:

 “With its ongoing success in building up a highly profitable payment network, Mastercard is the best-in-class in a highly visible, fast-growing market.  The stock has had a bit of a selloff, but that’s fine for long-term investors.”

Stock Price (as of January 2, 2019): $189.76

The Results

The Mastercard stock hit a high of $293 (almost 50%) in early September and still looks strong for the rest of the year heading into the Holiday Season.  The dividend payout of less than 1% is disappointing for a mature company like this, but the growth in the stock price is excellent.

Stock Price (as of October 23, 2020): $329 (up 74%)

The verdict: Again, right on the money!

Recommendation 4: Shopify (NASDAQ: SHOP)

Motley Fool Analysis

Shopify has been one of the top Motley Fool stocks for several years.

The stock continues to appreciate, and Motley Fool continues to recommend the stock.

The Motley Fool states:  

“SHOP has become the de facto e-commerce platform for small businesses selling online.”  Furthermore, they say that SHOP’s revenue zoomed 57.5% last quarter and they have “high confidence it will be a 6-bagger over the next decade.”

Stock Price (as of January 2, 2019): $138.06

The Results

Shopify has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the past year.

At one point, the company was up over $400, and then down under $300.

However, after several acquisitions and backing by hedge funds, the stock is still doing quite well.

Stock Price (as of October 23, 2020): $1,026 (up 643%)

The verdict: This stock is up 6x since it was recommended. This is an example of a HOMERUN!

Recommendation 5: Markel (NYSE: MKL)

Motley Fool Analysis

Markel is a well-diversified financial holding company.

This particular stock has grown 17% each year for the past 30 years.

Not bad, right?

Additionally, in the past five years, the stock has doubled and overcome some of its worst insurance losses in company history.

The Motley Fool states:  

 “…there is no guarantee that Markel will double over the next 5 years, but it certainly has what it takes to do so.”

Stock Price (as of January 2, 2019): $1,022.24

The Results

Markel went as low as $950 in March.

However, the stock has recovered nicely, including a strong Q2 earnings report.

The stock reached $1,216 in September before having a bit of a correction.

As of late, the stock is back to its usual success.

The company continues to get nearer to profitability with excellent revenue growth.

Stock Price (as of January 3, 2020): $1,027 (up 1%)

The verdict: This stock is up a modest 1%.

Motley Fool Stock Advisor Summary

Here's What You Get:

  1. Two brand new stock recommendations and analysis per month delivered in real-time to your email.
    • on the first Thursday of the month there will be a new stock recommendation from Tom Gardner
    • on the third Thursday of the month there will be a new stock recommendation from David Gardner
  2. Access to all of the Motley Fool's Stock Advisor recommendations they made in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.
  3. The Motley Fool's Top 10 Best Stock to Buy RIGHT Now report that features some of their recent picks that still offer the best potential return.
    • on the second Thursday of the month Tom will release his New Best Stocks to Buy Now
    • on the fourth Thursday of the month David Gardner will release his Top 5 Stocks to Buy Now
  4. The Motley Fool's Top 5 Starter Stocks report that features the ideal stocks that should be the foundation of new investor's portfolios.
  5. 24/7 Monitoring:  They will let you know when they believe it's time to sell any of their stock picks
  6. Toll-free customer service.  Yes, real people answer the phone.
  7. You also get:
    • A clear explanation of WHY they recommended each stock and the factors considered
    • A Risk Profile that explains the upside and downside of every stock pick
    • Starter Stocks: If you are just starting a portfolio, they will tell you their 10 rock-solid stocks that should be the foundation of your portfolio
    • Fool Knowledge Base:  24/7 access to their full library of reports and research to help you get their opinion on other stocks that you might own or be considering buying
    • Market News Updates: They keep you informed of all noteworthy news and trends in the investing world.

How Much Does It Cost? The normal price is $199 a year.  No commitment.  Cancel any time.  However, they constantly run pricing promotions for new customers like "TRY IT FOR JUST $19" and "50% OFF for New Subscribers."

FYI -- As of October 23, 2020 the Motley Fool's Sept 17 pick BAND is already up 24%, their Sept 3 pick FVRR is already up 36%, their July 2 2020 pick is already up 26%; their June 4th pick is up 41%, May 7th pick NOW is up 34%, their April 16th pick ZM is up 240%, their April 2nd pick SHOP is up 196%, their March 19th pick is up 313%, their February 6 pick is up 104% and their January 2 pick is up 388%.

Don't miss out on the Motley Fool's next stock pick--especially while they are super hot picking the stocks that will excel in this COVID market. Here is the schedule for their next TRADE ALERTS:

      • November 5, 2020 - Tom's New Single Stock Recommendation
      • November 12, 2020 - Tom's 5 New Best Stocks to Buy Now List
      • November 19, 2020 - David's New Single Stock Recommendation
      • November 25, 2020 - David's New 5 Best Stocks to Buys Now List
  • Remember, if you are not impressed, you can always cancel within 30 days and get a full refund.

 CLICK HERE to see their CURRENT promotional offer for NEW customers.


Motley Fool Stock Picks and Their Performance

No one in their right mind would sign-up for a non-proven service.

Motley Fool recommends two stocks per month.

If you are looking for your one-stop shop for stock recommendations…

…you will want to consider the Motley Fool.

Many of the Fool stock recommendations have doubled or tripled over the years.

But do not take my word for it.

The “winning” and “losing” picks combined are outperforming the S&P 500 to this day.

Motley Fool vs. S&P 500 as of October 23, 2020:

2020 Motley Fool picks are up 68% versus the S&P 500’s 12% in just 10 months

2019 Motley Fool picks are up 102% versus the S&P 500’s 22%

2018 Motley Fool picks are up 156% versus the S&P 500’s 31%

2017 Motley Fool picks are up 136% versus the S&P 500’s 51%

2016 Motley Fool picks are up 283% versus the S&P 500’s 77%

In fact, some of the Motley Fool stock picks are up over 10,000%!

That means earning your money back 100 times over.

For example, if you invest $1,000, that investment would be worth $100,000 today.

So, what are these alleged stocks?

Since the recommendation date:

  • Amazon.com is up 11,379%
  • Netflix is up 11,701%
  • Booking.com is up 8,392%
  • Disney is up 7,101%

These results help explain the average return of 489% per stock over the last ten years.

Here are the latest Motley Fool stock pick results (performance as of October 23, 2020):
January 2018

Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) is up 652%

Paycom (NYSE: PAYC) is up 326%

February 2018

FICO (NYSE: FICO) is up 161%

April 2018

Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) is up 423% (recommended twice)

Shopify, Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) is up 709%

May 2018

Shopify, Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) is up 659% (recommended twice)

June 2018

Wix.com (NASDAQ: WIX) is up 192%

Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) is up 30%

August 2018

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) is down 33%

November 2018

Mastercard, Inc. (NYSE: MA) is up 69%

Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ZBRA) is up 68%

January 2019

Twilio, Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) is up 276%

February 2019

Appian Corp. (NASDAQ: APPN) is up 129%

Nintendo LTD (OTCMKTS: NTDOY) is up 88%

May 2019

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) is up 84%

October 2019

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAW: NBIX) is up 2%

The above performance and consistency are what you need as an investor.

The price of the Motley Fool Stock advisor is normally $199 per year.

So, is the value worth the cost?

I certainly think so.

However, if the $199 price tag is scaring you…

…you can access the service at a discount.

These discounts often include “50% OFF” and “TRY IT FOR ONLY $19.

Previous Motley Fool Stock Picks – 2016, 2017, and 2018

You may be wondering whether Motley Fool is legit or if last year was dumb luck.

Well, I hope you are ready for a blast from the past…

…because these stock picks date all the way back to January 2016!

You cannot get lucky five years in a row.

As a reminder, Motley Fool recommends two stocks per month.

Therefore, each year there are 24 total stock recommendations.

In total, this article is providing the results of 96 Motley Fool stock picks.

Here is the current performance thru October 23, 2020 of the 2016, 2017, and 2018 stock picks:

For the Year of 2018
  • Overview: 17 out of 24 picks are in the positive.
  • Average Return of all 2018 recommendations: 156%
  • Market Return over the same period: approx. 31%
For the Year of 2017
  • Overview: 18 out of 24 picks are in the positive.
  • Average Return of all 2017 recommendations: 136%
  • Market Return over the same period: approx. 51%
For the Year of 2016
  • Overview: 19 out of 24 picks are in the positive.
  • Average Return of all 2016 recommendations: 283%
  • Market Return over the same period: approx. 77%

Are you kiddin’ me?

Now THOSE are some very impressive results.

So How Much is a Subscription to the Fool's Rule Breaker service?

The Rule Breaker service is usually $299 a year, but there is a special sales page for new subscribers.  They frequently run special promotions like "50% OFF" and "TRY IT FOR JUST $19." So if you are a new subscriber, click THIS LINK and you can try it for just $19 and see their latest sales promotion.

And, there is a 30 day cancellation period for a full refund.

Motley Fool Stock Picks Summary

Now that the Motley Fool stock picks are revealed…

…you can see howthe Motley Fool can seriously outperform the S&P 500.

So, is the Motley Fool worth your money?

If you are looking for service to recommend hot stocks, there is likely no better place.

You can get the Motley Fool Rule Breakers or Stock Advisor for just $99 per year.

The best part?

You can easily recoup your initial investment in the service with a single investment in one of the company’s stock recommendations.

In comparison to other stock advisors, the Motley Fool is an excellent choice because:

  1. You cannot beat the price (most competitors charge 3x more than Motley Fool).
  2. The program has a long track record of success.

The program is highly intuitive and easy to follow.

However, to be clear, not every stock the company picks is a clear-cut winner.

The Motely Fool (like everyone else) makes some questionable picks in retrospect.

But, if you purchased every recommendation, you would be doing more than fine.

Here are a few pro tips to be successful with the Motley Fool:

  1. Sign up for the Motley Fool Stock Advisor or Rule Breakers (just $99 per year).
  2. Save your money so you can act on the Motley Fool stock recommendations.
  3. When you receive the stock recommendations, buy as soon as possible.
  4. Buy-and-hold these recommendations because many of these recommendations recover quickly.

No one can predict the market correct 100% of the time…

…but the Motley Fool continues to outperform the market over the last 5 years.

With the 30-day money back guarantee – what do you have to lose? Click the image below to get their next 2 picks free.

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