*** Updated November 16, 2019 — All returns as of closing Friday, November 15, 2019 prices. ***
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Investment newsletters make getting stock market analysis and stock recommendations easy.
But… there are so many newsletters to choose from… how do you know which newsletter provides the best stock recommendations?
I am a huge fan of buying stocks because buying individual companies helps me outperform index funds and beat the market.
How do I beat the market? I analyze dozens of newsletters and buy the stocks recommended from the best newsletters.
Over the last 30 years, I have subscribed to hundreds of investment and stock newsletters.
These newsletters give me lots of advice and dozens of stock picks each month. But which ones are worth the time and money?
I know you are busy, so below I will rank the Best Stock and Investment Newsletters based on the following criteria:
Percentage return (including dividends) of all of their picks for each calendar year.
Percentage of their stock picks that are winners.
Cost of the newsletter.
Refund policy–Can you get your money back when you cancel?
Customer service–Can you get hold of anyone that will answer a question?
Based on the above criteria, the Best Stock Newsletter of 2018 and so far in 2019 is….
The Motley Fool Stock Advisor ranks as our #1 Best Investment Newsletter for the third year in a row.
Their stock recommendations continue to beat all of the other newsletters and they maintain a very high accuracy of their picks. Their 24 stock picks from 2018 are up 46% and they have outperformed the market by an average of 30% as of November 15, 2019. Read that again… The Motley Fool’s 24 stock picks from 2018 have BEAT THE MARKET by 30%. No other newsletter comes close to that.
Keep reading this review and I will tell you ONE FACT that is their most impressive performance statistic.
You may have seen the Motley Fool’ advertisements that their picks are up 367% compared to the market’s 80%. Is The Motley Fool’s Stock Advisor really as good as they claim? Our results, at least since January 2016, suggest YES.
Let’s get straight to the important stuff you want to know about this service.
When you subscribe, you will get two new stock recommendations each month and several BEST OF lists of stocks each year.
Each recommendation comes with an in-depth (but easily understood) analysis that tells you why they recommend each stock.
You will also get unlimited access to…
The Motley Fool’s list of “Best Stocks to Buy Now.” Best ideas chosen from all of the picks since the service started.
The Motley Fool’s list of “Starter Stocks that should be in Everyone’s Portfolio.” Stocks that give you an excellent foundation for your portfolio.
Their Knowledge Base and Community. Educational materials that will help you become an expert investor, and message boards to chat with other investors.
So why is it our #1 pick for the Best Investment Newsletter?
Its 2018 performance killed the competition (and beat the market by 30%). Their 24 stock picks from 2018 on average are up 46.25% and have outperformed the SP500 by 30% as of November 15, 2019. Read that again. Their 24 stock recommendations from 2018 outperformed the market by 30%. None of the newsletter that we track came close to that performance.
Lots of their stocks doubled or tripled. How did they do so well? It is because lots of their stocks double or triple in price. For example, Okta (ticker OKTA) is up 302%, Shopify (SHOP) is up 146% and Paycom Software (ticker PAYC) is up 155% since they recommended them in 2018. Fair Isaac Corp (ticker FICO) is up 109% since they recommended it in February 2018. OKTA (re-recommended) and Shopify (ticker SHOP) are up 180% and 131% since they were re-recommended in April 2018. MA is already up 44% since it was recommended in November 2018.
Very good success rate. 18 of their 24 picks for 2018 are up. That’s is really good considering the market tanked at the end of 2018.
Their 2019 picks are off to a great start. Their January 2019 pick of Twilio (ticker TWLO) is up 61% since they recommended it. Their February pick APPN is up 74% already, and their other February pick NTDOY is up 38%. Their May pick SNPS is up 15%. Their June and July picks are relatively unchanged.
The price is extremely reasonable AND they offer a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Of all the investment newsletters we subscribe to, it also happens to be the least expensive. They also have a 30 day money-back guarantee . They are so confident in their service that they encourage you to try it and get their next 2 stock picks–then you can cancel if you aren’t happy and get your money back. You really have nothing to lose. Normally it is $199 a year, but they currently have great incentives for new subscribers. —- Click here to access their New Subscribers offer and try their service for just $19.
Based on their performance for the last 3+ years and its current subscription price, the Motley Fool Stock Advisor is the newsletter that I trust the most and the only one that I buy ALL of their picks as soon as they come out.
There is one thing you need to know about their service, however…. Because they have so many subscribers, their picks tend to go up a few dollars they day their recommendations come out. So to get the best returns, you need to buy their stock picks as soon as you receive their alerts. Then you can almost count on the stocks rising for the next day or two.
Here is the One Fact About the Motley Fool Service That Will Blow Your Mind Away
Since the inception of the Motley Fool Stock Advisor,