Neil Patel

Neil Patel


Neil Patel is a long-term investor focused on finding the next compounding machine. His investing philosophy is simple: find high-quality companies, don't overpay, and do nothing. He covers consumer goods companies for The Motley Fool.

Recent articles

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If I Could Buy Only 1 Stock, This Would Be It

I'll get zero points for originality, but it's the potential for future returns that matters with this company.

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Planet Fitness' Unit Economics Show Signs of a Bright Future

It might be time to add this low-cost gym operator to your portfolio.


Here's Why Peloton Will Continue Being Valued Like a Technology Company

This fitness brand possesses some key characteristics that could see its stock go higher.

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Is Dave & Buster's Stock a Buy?

This exciting and entertaining restaurant and gaming concept has seen better days.

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Why I'll Never Own Under Armour Stock

There are a number of reasons why it's best to stay away from this struggling apparel maker.

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Is Costco Still a Buy After Rising 16% This Year?

A clear winner during the pandemic, this warehouse club operator should be on your shopping list.

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If You Invested $10,000 in Home Depot Stock During the Market Crash, This Is How Much You'd Have Now

This year has been one wild ride, but Home Depot investors welcomed the volatility.

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Is Netflix Still a Buy After Soaring 50% This Year?

Bolstered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world's leading streaming service may still have room to run.

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Can Chipotle Stock Survive Another Market Crash?

This leading fast-casual chain has proved its resiliency.

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3 Small-Cap Stocks With Large-Cap Potential

These companies could grow significantly in the coming years, and investors should consider buying shares today.

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3 Top Stocks to Recession-Proof Your Portfolio

In tough economic times, these companies will protect your portfolio.

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Home Depot Is a Cash Flow Machine: Here's Why

The home improvement chain generates enough cash to grow its business and return capital to shareholders.

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Is Planet Fitness Stock a Buy?

The low-cost gym operator has had a rough year so far, but should it be in your portfolio?

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Why Warren Buffett Would Love Chipotle

The Oracle of Omaha should consider buying shares in this fast-casual pioneer.


Here's Why You Shouldn't Bet Against Peloton

This high-flying stock might be overvalued, but think again before you decide to go short.

Better Buy: Starbucks vs. Netflix

Both have devoted consumers across all the world, so which one should investors choose?

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Could Home Depot Be a Millionaire Maker Stock?

The leading home improvement retailer's prospects aren’t the same as they were a decade ago.


Where Will Nike Be in 5 Years?

Despite recent struggles, the athletic footwear and apparel maker's winning streak isn't over.

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Will MercadoLibre Be Profitable Again?

Latin America's e-commerce and payments powerhouse is investing heavily to widen its moat.

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Don't Expect Explosive Growth From the Amazon of Today

The e-commerce, digital streaming, and cloud-computing juggernaut faces some serious challenges.