thequast

Jon Quast

As a newlywed in 2006, the Motley Fool's website convinced me I was capable of investing in the stock market. Now, not only do I manage my own portfolio, I'm able to share what I've learned as a contributor with the Fool. To keep track of my articles, follow me on Twitter

thequast’s Activity

Yesterday

CAPS Outperform Pitch

thequast wrote about General Motors (GM) . 4:57 PM

GM Outperform

One strategy that has worked well for me in the past is finding stocks down at least 25%, sporting a forward p/e under 10, and a PEG ratio under 1. GM fits that description. Not only that, the company boasts an almost 5% dividend and almost have the [more]

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 4:57 PM

General Motors (GM) will Outperform the S&P 500

Tue Sep 1

CAPS Outperform Pitch

thequast wrote about Whole Foods Market (WFM) . 3:54 PM

WFM Outperform

Ok, I'll be honest, I don't have a lot of insight to offer here. All I know is that the Motley Fool is excellent at picking winners. When the Fool is this bullish for this long on a certain stock, it makes sense to me to trust they know what they're [more]

CAPS Outperform Pitch

thequast wrote about PayPal Holdings (PYPL) . 1:08 PM

PYPL Outperform

For some time I wanted to add a mobile payments player, as that is obviously where things are headed more and more. The PayPal spinoff was a chance to get in on THE mobile payments leader, at a fair price, with a new business direction after the eBay [more]

CAPS Outperform Pitch

thequast wrote about Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ) . 11:16 AM

NDAQ Outperform

This stock is a defensive pick for me as this company should perform well in both bull and bear markets. In calm times the company's research products provide steady stable income. In bull markets, IPO's can offer big one-time payments. In bear [more]

Mon Aug 31

NL

Watercooler Post

thequast wrote 4:43 PM

So, I had a bunch of picks in Caps that I wasn't really following and didn't really feel all that strongly about. Originally I was tempted to make tons of picks to get my score up. Well now that my score is in the 90's, I thought it best to scale back and make fewer picks but with stronger bull/bear sentiment from me. I hope it's helpful

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 4:36 PM

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (DFRG) will Outperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 4:36 PM

Whole Foods Market (WFM) will Outperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 4:36 PM

Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) will Outperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 3:47 PM

SolarCity (SCTY) will Outperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 3:46 PM

Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ) will Outperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 3:40 PM

PayPal Holdings (PYPL) will Outperform the S&P 500

Sat Aug 29

CAPS Outperform Pitch

thequast wrote about HABIT RESTAURANTS INC COM CL A (HABT) . 7:02 PM

HABT Outperform

I wrote about this recently on Seeking Alpha http://seekingalpha.com/article/3274055-heres-why-im-buying-habit-restaurants-and-selling-shake-shack But here's the gist...basically this company is looking to double locations in the next 4 years. Given [more]

Fri Aug 28

Caps Pick

thequast made a pick in CAPS. 8:34 AM

HABIT RESTAURANTS INC COM CL A (HABT) will Outperform the S&P 500

Fri Aug 1

NL

Watercooler Post

thequast wrote 12:40 PM

Just made my first two trades based on recommendations from Motley Fool Stock Adviser. Pretty pumped!

Tue Jul 15

NL

Article

thequast published an article 5:00 PM

How Can Darden Blow a $2 Billion Opportunity?

It may be closer to happening than anyone realizes.

Mon Jul 14

NL

Article

thequast published an article 11:26 AM

Why Best-Selling Apps Are Investing in TV Advertising

If you thought the app market had completely matured, you'll want to read about its latest evolution.

Sun Jul 13

NL

Article

thequast published an article 3:00 PM

The Olive Garden Makeover Will Fail

Olive Garden's makeover looks nice, but it isn't going to solve Darden's problems.

NL

Article

thequast published an article 10:00 AM

What You Need to Know Before This Crazy Chicken IPO

El Pollo Loco has an IPO coming up, but should you be excited?

Sun Jul 6

NL

Article

thequast published an article 1:41 PM

The Top 10 Burger Joints Have One Common Trait (And it's Changing the Restaurant Industry)

We can learn something very important about consumer trends from America's top 10 burger joints.

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 91.78
Player Rank 6183 out of 75189
Score 1292.21
Score Change Today +37.61
Accuracy 55.83%
Active Picks 12
Total Picks 142
Best Pick TREE (+486.67)
Worst Pick NFLX (-155.54)
Average Score per Pick 9.10
Charms Earned 9
Highest Rated Favorite TMFSpiffyPop
Go to thequast’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Board Posts 0
Recs Received 0
People who have rec'd these posts 0
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 0
Threads Started Percentage 0.00 %
Most Frequent Board N/A
Very First Post N/A
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 100.00 %
Show thequast’s 10 Latest Posts