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 sizzling in the second spot. This week, they're the best of the best, hotter than Gryffindorian Ron Weasley with a sunburn, up 36.9% as a group over the past 30 days.

Who are the other hotties? Have a look:

  • In second, stocks from Hawaii are still harvesting green, returning 30.9% as a group since mid-June.
  • And in third, stocks from Greece are slicker than olive oil, up 22.3% on average over the past month.

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

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bullish CAPS Ratings

Bull Ratio

National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG)

*****

163

162

99.4%

Excel Maritime (NYSE:EXM)

*****

226

223

98.7%

Suntech Power

*****

1,327

1,285

96.8%

Kyocera

****

58

57

98.3%

Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE)

****

63

61

96.8%

Hellenic Telecom (NYSE:OTE)

****

27

26

96.3%

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

Canadian Solar

*

139

70

50.4%

DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS)

*

505

253

50.1%

Hawaiian Holdings (AMEX:HA)

*

29

12

41.4%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, who is ranked 2,336 out of more than 60,000 CAPS participants, didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. Find Tim's portfolio here and his latest blog commentary here. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy is hotter than city asphalt in the summer heat.


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