Chasing highfliers is a sucker's game. But tracking monthly trends across the market can lead to great investment ideas, as well as shed new light on stocks you already have in your portfolio.

Let's take a look at the biggest movers in large-cap stocks. These stocks -- which include companies from IT services, electric utilities, metals and mining and real estate investment trusts -- have clocked some of the biggest gains during the last month.

Large-Cap Market Movers

Company

Industry

CAPS Rating
(out of 5)

30-Day Return

Market Cap

Price / Earnings

Fidelity National Information Services
(NYSE: FIS)

IT Services

****

17.86%

11.02B

29.16

Goldcorp 
(NYSE: GG)

Metals and Mining

**

NA

32.89B

NA

Barrick Gold 
(NYSE: ABX)

Metals and Mining

***

16.65%

43.90B

13

AngloGold Ashanti
(NYSE: AU)

Metals and Mining

**

NA

15.50B

91.67

Equity Residential
(NYSE: EQR)

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

*

NA

12.96B

4.76

Those returns are certainly eye catching. But do these high fliers have staying power?

Let's see what The Motley Fool CAPS community (more than 160,000 investors strong) has to say about the best plays in the large-cap market.

And the next big winners are ...
The following large-cap stocks are of similar size in comparable industries to the ones in the previous chart. However, these are companies CAPS members think have more promising future returns than the ones already making waves.

 CAPS Community Large-Cap Favorites

Company

Industry

CAPS Rating
(out of 5)

Market Cap

Price / Earnings

Fools Saying Outperform

Infosys Technologies (ADR)
(Nasdaq: INFY)

(Alternative to FIS)

IT Services

*****

33.08B

29.16

1123 of 1159

JSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
(NILSY.PK)

(Alternative to GG, ABX & AU)

Metals and Mining

*****

$30.41B

No. N/A

145 of 148

Shinhan Financial Group
(NYSE: SHG)

(Alternative to EQR)

Commercial Banks

*****

18.01B

10.4

83 of 89

Of course, some of today's winners might continue to rack up outsize returns. But isn't it better to snag tomorrow's winners before they start running up?

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