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, the Linux leaders were all the rage, and they're still the Fool on the hill, up 13.2% over the past 30 days. Who are the others? Have a look:

  • Confectioners, which remain in the second spot. Stocks of candy makers have advanced 10.6% over the past 30 days.
  • Regional airlines take third this time. Stocks of these low fliers have risen 10.1% over the past 30 days.
  • According to you, our Foolish readers, the best stocks in these industries to own now (i.e., those with four or more stars in CAPS) are:

Company

CAPS Stars (5 Max)

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bullish CAPS Ratings

Bull Ratio

LAN Airlines (NYSE: LFL  )

*****

25

25

100.0%

Republic Airways (Nasdaq: RJET  )

*****

30

30

100.0%

ExpressJet (NYSE: XJT  )

*****

66

64

96.9%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

And your favorite short candidates (i.e., those rated one or two stars in CAPS) are:

Company

CAPS Stars (5 Max)

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bearish CAPS Ratings

Bear Ratio

MAIR (Nasdaq: MAIR  )

*

10

9

90.0%

Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT  )

*

35

16

45.7%

Mesa Air (Nasdaq: MESA  )

**

27

8

29.6%

Imperial Sugar

**

38

9

23.7%

Hershey

**

155

31

20.0%

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU  )

**

356

68

19.1%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, ranked 1,300 out of more than 19,200 players 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. JetBlue is a Stock Advisor pick. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy is hotter than city asphalt in the summer heat.


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