Here's How Motley Fool Co-Founder David Gardner Finds Multibagger Stocks

What would you ask an investor who's beaten the market by more than 200% over the past decade-plus and has watched one of his picks turn into a 100-bagger?

That's what the Fool's Matt Koppenheffer had to ponder when preparing to interview Motley Fool co-founder and Supernova lead advisor David Gardner. While David can count his investment in  (NASDAQ: AMZN  ) as the stock has grown more than 100-fold since his first investment, he has recommended countless other stocks to Motley Fool subscribers that now fetch a multiple of their original price.

In the wide-ranging interview that follows, Matt got David's thoughts on (among other things):

  • Why he prefers investing in companies that other investors think are overvalued.
  • What he's learned from Warren Buffett and what of Buffett's approach he leaves behind.
  • Why Amazon's Jeff Bezos has been able to manage Amazon his way.
  • What he thinks about the opportunity for 3-D printing, Tesla  (NASDAQ: TSLA  ) , and Twitter  (NYSE: TWTR  ) .

Six David Gardner-style picks
They said it couldn't be done. But David Gardner has proved them wrong time, and time, and time again with stock returns like 926%, 2,239%, and 4,371%. In fact, just recently one of his favorite stocks became a 100-bagger. And he's ready to do it again. You can uncover his scientific approach to crushing the market and his carefully chosen six picks for ultimate growth instantly, because he's making this premium report free for you today. Click here now for access.

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  • Report this Comment On January 28, 2014, at 3:38 PM, ifool100 wrote:

    Totally awesome interview guys! Matt, fantastic questions, Dave, always love your insight, philosophy and down to earth take on things. Thanks so much. Fool on!

  • Report this Comment On January 30, 2014, at 12:43 PM, SkepikI wrote:

    ^ well, given that comment, I am really sorry to have missed it. WONT view videos without transcript. This is a persistent fault in your policy or editing standards Matt, IMO.

  • Report this Comment On January 30, 2014, at 1:20 PM, famulla wrote:

    A pair of scientific studies using the latest genetic evidence are seeking to identify the very first man to walk the Earth, the so-called "Adam."

    The studies delve into phylogenetics, a forensic hunt through the Xs and Ys of our chromosomes to find the genetic “Adam,” to borrow the name from the Bible. And Eran Elhaik from the University of Sheffield says he knows exactly when that first man lived.

    "We can say with some certainty that modern humans emerged in Africa a little over 200,000 years ago," Elhaik said in a press release. That directly contradicts a March 2013 study from Arizona Research Labs at the University of Arizona, which found that the human Y chromosome (the hereditary factor determining male sex) originated through interbreeding among species and dates back even further than 200 millennia.

    "Our analysis indicates this lineage diverged from previously known Y chromosomes about 338,000 years ago, a time when anatomically modern humans had not yet evolved," said Michael Hammer, an associate professor in the University of Arizona's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

  • Report this Comment On January 30, 2014, at 1:47 PM, jamo101 wrote:

    It looks like David forgot that twitter is one of his picks on rule breaker. Great interview!

  • Report this Comment On January 31, 2014, at 3:17 PM, TMFKopp wrote:


    Re: Twitter, David sat down with me in November for this interview, so that was before Twitter was added to the newsletter picks.


  • Report this Comment On February 02, 2014, at 4:33 AM, strelna wrote:

    All good stuff. But TRANSCRIPT!

    The difficult question was not asked. In the case of some SA and RB recs., is TMF swimming naked?

    A vast number of subscribers are totally ignorant of stock market history. In particular, they are ignorant of the close correlation between the Fed. balance sheet and asset prices. They are encouraged to assume the market is genuine.

    They are also encouraged to believe that valuation does not matter.

    Like a Scrooge-opposite, perhaps they need to be taken on a journey, back perhaps to 1982 (you could buy almost any company under 10 x reported earnings) or to times of inflation over 25% or...

    I consider DG to be by far the most interesting investor of recent times - for several reasons. But benevolent times cannot forever survive the boosting of asset prices by the central banks of all the major economies of the world by spending money they have printed like drunken sailors. Because at some point, the hangover arrives. The bond market demands higher interest and the show's over.

    We are all Chuck Prince now.

  • Report this Comment On April 23, 2014, at 7:57 PM, thidmark wrote:

    Don't really see the moral difference between the proliferation of doughnuts and the dumbed-down Hollywood crap available through Netflix.

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