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There is NEVER a discounted cash flow analysis or any attempt at a quantitative calculation of intrinsic value of companies/stocks discussed. Most of the time, the writing at Motley Fool is 99% qualitative and often not very rigorous. The author will just state some strengths of the company, what recent earnings have been, and what the potential for growth might be in the future. At best, I will see a review of the recent quarter's earnings and maybe a P/E ratio thrown in.

Sometimes an "article" will just be a few paragraphs of "fluff" with qualitative points made that one can come up with on their own and a recommendation to buy that stock (with your hard earned money and a lack of mathematical/financial/quantitative analysis and rigorous back and forth qualitative discussion of the company's merits).

It might just say the pandemic has hit such and such restaurant. The industry is down, but vaccines will unleash pent up demand and comps will soar the next few months...etc. Very "fluffy" stuff. And then it'll tell you to BUY this stock without any analysis of the value of the company. Who is this not irresponsible writing?
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