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, home-furnishings retailers such as Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) were kings of the CAPS kingdom. They've since been overthrown. Gaming stock International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) and its peers are the new lords of the land, up an average of 39.5% over the past 30 days.

Second and third place go to two industries chock-full of green stocks: renewable fuel and renewable energy. It's a tie here, with each group advancing 26.3% since mid-November.

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

Bull Ratio

30-Day Price Change

GigaMedia (NASDAQ:GIGM)

*****

1,462

98.2%

(7.8%)

International Game Technology

****

503

95.2%

4.6%

Konami

****

45

93.3%

15.4%

Sources: Motley Fool CAPS, Yahoo! Finance.

And your favorite short candidates -- i.e., those rated with one or two stars -- are:

Company

CAPS Stars

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bear Ratio

30-Day Price Change

Dover Motorsports (NYSE:DVD)

*

18

66.7%

2.3%

U.S. BioEnergy (NASDAQ:USBE)

*

240

59.2%

56.7%

Aventine Renewable Energy (NYSE:AVR)

*

382

48.9%

15.0%

Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)

*

604

44.7%

7.1%

Sources: Motley Fool CAPS, Yahoo! Finance.

Do you agree? Disagree? Let us know what you think by signing up for CAPS today. It's 100% free to participate.

Cap off your day with related CAPS Foolishness:

Bed Bath & Beyond is a Stock Advisor selection and an Inside Value pick. 

Fool contributor Tim Beyers, ranked 8,946 out of more than 77,000 participants in CAPS, didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this article 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.