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, Greek stocks were tanned, toned, and covered in cash. Today, they're wrinkled. They've been replaced by makers of organic light-emitting diodes, which are up an average of 28.4% over the past 30 days.

Our other hotheads are decidedly lower-tech. Stocks from Nevada rank second, up 19.7% since mid-July. Manufactured-housing stocks are third, with an 18.4% average return 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 the maximum five stars in CAPS -- are:

Company

CAPS Stars

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bullish CAPS Ratings

Bull Ratio

Universal Display (NASDAQ:PANL)

*****

385

374

97.1%

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS)

****

560

524

93.6%

Cree (NASDAQ:CREE)

****

409

368

89.9%

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

Palm Harbor Homes (NASDAQ:PHHM)

*

35

27

77.1%

Skyline  (NYSE:SKY)

*

23

16

69.6%

Station Casinos (NYSE:STN)

**

48

15

31.3%

Champion Enterprises (NYSE:CHB)

**

84

20

23.8%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, who is ranked 6,971 out of more than 60,000 participants in CAPS, 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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