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 took the title for the third straight time. Well, the streak's over. Major airlines are the Fools on the hill this time, up 18.7% over the last 30 days. Who are the others? Have a look:

  • Regional airlines, which make the list for the third consecutive week. Stocks of these low-fliers have soared 14.1% over the last 30 days.
  • Trucks & other vehicles, another new entrant to the list, which consists of manufacturers of ... well, you know. Stocks in this sector are up 11.6% over the last 30 days.

According to you, our Foolish readers, the best stocks in these industries to own now -- i.e., those with four or five stars in CAPS -- are:

Company

CAPS stars

(five max)

No. of CAPS ratings

Bullish CAPS ratings

Bull ratio

LAN Airlines

*****

34

34

100.0%

Republic Airways

*****

36

36

100.0%

Spartan Motors

*****

77

76

98.7%

ExpressJet Hldgs

*****

73

71

97.3%

Oshkosh Truck

*****

192

182

94.8%

Accuride Corp (NYSE: ACW  )

*****

16

15

93.8%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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

Company

CAPS stars

No. of CAPS ratings

Bearish CAPS ratings

Bear ratio

MAIR Holdings

*

11

10

90.9%

Northwest Airlines

*

214

189

88.3%

Delta Air Lines

*

28

23

82.1%

US Airways (NYSE: LCC  )

*

95

50

52.6%

Frontier Airlines

*

37

17

45.9%

Navistar

*

44

15

34.1%

British Airways (NYSE: BAB  )

*

39

12

30.8%

Wabash National

*

12

3

25.0%

AMR Corp (NYSE: AMR  )

**

166

55

33.1%

Mesa Air (Nasdaq: MESA  )

**

29

9

31.0%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, ranked 1,335 out of more than 20,400 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. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy is hotter than city asphalt in the summer heat.


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