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 time, solar stocks were lighting up Wall Street like a fireworks display, but not today. Energy investors top the hotheads this week, up 28.5% as a group over the past 30 days.

Who are the other hotties? Have a look:

  • Platinum is still richer than gold. Stocks in this sector are, as a group, up 23.1% over the last 30 days.
  • Still, no one should be surprised that the jewelers are sparkling in the third spot, up 22% 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

Blackrock Real Asset Eqty. (NYSE:BCF)

*****

15

15

100%

Kayne Anderson Energy (NYSE:KED)

*****

12

12

100%

Prospect Energy (NASDAQ:PSEC)

*****

143

141

98.6%

Anglo American (NASDAQ:AAUK)

*****

254

247

97.2%

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

Zale (NYSE:ZLC)

*

14

10

71.4%

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)

*

946

403

42.6%

Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC)

*

48

13

27.1%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, who is ranked 2,989 out of more than 27,900 in CAPS, didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication All of his portfolio holdings can be found at Tim's Fool profile. His thoughts on hot stocks, Foolishness, and investing in general may be found in his blog. Amazon is a Stock Advisor recommendation. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy is hotter than city asphalt in the summer heat.


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