Hot Stocks You're Buying Now

Welcome back to another Foolish review of the hottest stocks as ranked by Motley Fool CAPS. We're looking at the three best-performing industries over the past 30 days and your favorite long and short candidates in each.

Last week, drug stores were all the rage. Who's the Fool on the hill this week? Have a look:

  • Linux, which was second on this list seven days ago. Stocks supporting the rebellious free operating system have advanced 14.2% over the last 30 days.
  • Confectioners, which also moves up a spot. Stocks of candy makers have advanced 10.4% over the last 30 days.
  • Internet Service Providers, which was the Fool on the hill two weeks ago. Stocks that connect users to Web content have advanced 10.4% over the last 30 days.

According to you, our Foolish readers, the best stocks in these industries to own now (i.e., those with 3 or more stars in CAPS) are:

Company

CAPS Star Rating

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bullish CAPS Ratings

Bull Ratio

GigaMedia

5

228

221

96.9%

Sify (Nasdaq: SIFY  )

4

82

79

96.3%

Wrigley

4

244

232

95.1%

M&F Worldwide (NYSE: MFW  )

4

14

13

92.9%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

And your favorite short candidates (i.e., those rated 1 or 2 in CAPS) are:

Company

CAPS Star Rating

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bearish CAPS Ratings

Bear Ratio

Int'l Tech Sys.

1

26

24

92.3%

NaviSite (Nasdaq: NAVI  )

1

15

7

46.6%

Cogent Comms. (Nasdaq: CCOI  )

1

20

9

45.0%

Novell

1

105

46

43.8%

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK  )

1

98

23

23.5%

Hershey (NYSE: HSY  )

2

145

29

20.0%

Tootsie Roll (NYSE: TR  )

2

37

7

18.9%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, ranked 1,381 out of more than 18,700 in CAPS, didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. Get the skinny on all the stocks he owns by checking Tim's Fool profile. Wrigley is anIncome Investorrecommendation. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy is hotter than city asphalt in the summer heat.


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