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, stocks of property managers were hotter than that so-called Rolex you bought on the corner last week -- suuuuure it's real -- and they're the Fools on the hill once again, up 17% over the last 30 days. Who are the others? Have a look:

  • Solar power, which moves up from third last week. Stocks of these sun worshippers are up 16.6% over the last 30 days.
  • Health care, comprised of firms that care for you when you're sick. Stocks of these hopeful healers are up 15.8% 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 of the maximum five stars in CAPS -- are:

Company

CAPS Stars (out of five)

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bullish CAPS Ratings

Bull Ratio

Corrections Corp.

*****

73

72

98.6%

Rayonier

*****

80

78

97.5%

LoopNet

*****

109

105

96.3%

Silverleaf Resorts (AMEX: SVL  )

*****

44

42

95.4%

Homex Development (NYSE: HXM  )

*****

87

83

95.4%

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

Arcadia Resources (AMEX: KAD  )

*

19

14

73.7%

Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL  )

*

220

147

66.8%

Canadian Solar

*

104

69

66.3%

Brookfield Properties

*

15

7

46.7%

Levitt (NYSE: LEV  )

*

46

18

39.1%

SunPower (Nasdaq: SPWR  )

*

221

78

35.3%

GMH Communities (NYSE: GCT  )

*

19

6

31.6%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, ranked 1,060 out of more than 22,000 in CAPS, didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. LoopNet is a Rule Breakers pick. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy is hotter than city asphalt in the summer heat.


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