5 Stocks Attracting Top Investors

There's a reason why more than 30,000 investors flock to Omaha each May, and millions more rummage through the Berkshire Hathaway annual reports: Gleaning knowledge from proven investors is one way to find the stocks that will make you rich.

Using Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's 110,000-member-strong investing community, we can see which stocks are receiving a boost in attention from CAPS All-Star players each week. A sudden increase in bullish interest from top-rated investors could be a sign that the stock deserves further research. In fact, biotech concern Sequenom (Nasdaq: SQNM  ) was highlighted in this list in early June, and has since risen 68%.

Here are five such stocks:

Company

Industry

% Change in All-Star Bulls From 6/9 to 7/7

CAPS Rating
(out of 5)

CAPS Research

UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets (AMEX: EEV  )

Exchange-traded fund

96%

**

EEV

Consumer Staples Select SPDR (AMEX: XLP  )

Exchange-traded fund

105%

****

XLP

National Coal (Nasdaq: NCOC  )

Metals and mining

43%

***

NCOC

Central Gold-Trust (AMEX: GTU  )

Financial services

136%

*****

GTU

Integrys Energy (NYSE: TEG  )

Utilities

39%

****

TEG

Source: Motley Fool CAPS, as of July 7, 2008.

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Todd Wenning floats like an ostrich and stings like Gordon Sumner. He does not own shares of any company mentioned. Berkshire is both an Inside Value and a Stock Advisor pick. The Fool owns shares of it, too. The Fool's disclosure policy will be watching you.


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