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Adam Brownlee

Adam Brownlee


Adam Brownlee is the author of Building a Small Business That Warren Buffett Would Love, published by John Wiley and Sons in 2012. He has been a Motley Fool contributor since 2016 and focuses on long-term, value investments.

Recent articles


McDonald's Serves Up Fresh Beef and Outstanding Results for Investors

In a move to keep up with competitors, McDonald's added fresh beef to the menu this year. What can investors glean from this move?


Which is the Better Dividend Aristocrat, McDonald’s or Coca-Cola?

Which of these dividend giants is better for investors?


On The Path to Peter Lynch With a Can of Pepsi

Peter Lynch gave investors a priceless map to find winning investments. How does Pepsi stack up in the world of Lynch?


Building Cash Flow Nirvana Through Dividend Stocks

How does one reach financial independence using dividend stocks? Read this first.


Is British American Tobacco a Good Value Investment?

Battered by headwinds from changing consumer habits and a heavy-handed FDA, BTI is down. If the fundamentals check out, this could be a value buy for investors.


Better Dividend Stock -- Altria vs. British American Tobacco

Stocks with juicy yields can lead to great cash flows for investors. Which of these tobacco giants is the dividend winner?

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Can FIZZ Overcome Cockroaches and Pepsi?

Recent news has slammed FIZZ's sparkling water brand LaCroix. Can the beverage maker bounce back and deliver results for investors?


A New PetMed Express Trick: Rolling Over and Playing Dead

Recent results have put PetMed Express in the doghouse. Is this an opportunity for investors?


Can McDonald's Still Deliver a Happy Meal Filled with Dividends?

Investors like their hamburgers with a side of dividends. A new threat might remove that dish from the menu.


2 Beaten-Down Blue Chips: Are They Buys?

Sometimes opportunity comes in the shape of trouble.


Is Buffalo Wild Wings a Bargain Right Now?

The maker of wings could be offering investors a new flavor called "opportunity."


How Much Return Will Wells Fargo & Co. Deliver?

You can determine what the rate of return for a stock will be. Here's how.


Better Buy: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. vs. Dollar General Corp.

Which discount retailer is the better pick?

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Better Buy: Hasbro, Inc. vs. Mattel, Inc.

Which of these toy giants is better for investors?


Better Buy: The Coca-Cola Co vs. PepsiCo, Inc.

Which of these beverage giants deserves your attention?


Better Dividend Buy: International Business Machines Corp. vs. Mattel, Inc.

Both have monster dividends, but which is better?

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Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) Revels in the Growth of the Internet of Things

When is a loss not such a bad thing? When it is filled with momentum.


Don't Buy Palo Alto Networks Inc Based on These Numbers

Two pictures emerge from the company's fiscal second quarter earnings: one of a rapid growth company that has never turned a profit, and one of a rapid growth company that has inked black on the bottom line for multiple periods. Which one captures the true Palo Alto Networks?


Can General Mills, Inc. Reap Growth With Its Pivot to Organic?

The maker of Lucky Charms has seen revenue growth grind to a screeching halt in recent years. Can it find salvation in the form of organic foods?


3 Keys to the Future of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Will the Wal-Mart customer pivot? And can the retail giant learn from the past mistakes of international markets and a failed foray into smaller-format stores?