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If you're looking for momentum ideas, this may be an interesting starting point for your own analysis. To construct this list, we looked for stocks with the following characteristics:

Relative volume above 1.5 (i.e. Friday's trading volume was more than 50% higher than the average daily volume over the last three months).

Trading above the 20-, 50-, and 200-day moving averages (i.e. in rally mode).

Experienced significant institutional buying during the current quarter.

We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Considering the momentum and interest for these names, which of these stocks do you think will continue to grind higher?

1. Chemtura Corporation (CHMT): Specialty Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $1.79B. Relative volume at 1.55. This stock is currently trading 2.04% above its 20-day MA, 7.02% above its 50-day MA, and 12.89% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 69.5M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 76.59% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a good month, gaining 10.14%.

2. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (BBRG): Restaurants Industry. Market cap of $442.56M. Relative volume at 1.59. This stock is currently trading 11.96% above its 20-day MA, 21.66% above its 50-day MA, and 24.79% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 10.6M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 59.72% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 19.43% over the last week.

3. Tower International, Inc. (TOWR): Metal Fabrication Industry. Market cap of $344.95M. Relative volume at 1.97. This stock is currently trading 10.5% above its 20-day MA, 9.67% above its 50-day MA, and 10.53% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 3.7M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 56.4% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 9.19% over the last week.

4. Calix Inc. (CALX): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $1.02B. Relative volume at 1.69. This stock is currently trading 7.41% above its 20-day MA, 10.64% above its 50-day MA, and 41.0% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 6.7M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 22.66% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 9.33% over the last week.

5. KEMET Corp. (KEM): Diversified Electronics Industry. Market cap of $610.79M. Relative volume at 1.93. This stock is currently trading 6.6% above its 20-day MA, 10.44% above its 50-day MA, and 27.18% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 8.0M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 21.84% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 8.08% over the last week.

6. GTX Inc. (GTXI): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $300.49M. Relative volume at 2.58. This stock is currently trading 29.41% above its 20-day MA, 76.56% above its 50-day MA, and 92.64% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 2.3M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 20.93% of the outstanding shares. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 18.03% (equivalent to 10.08 days of average volume).

7. Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. (TLCR): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $3.55B. Relative volume at 2.93. This stock is currently trading 1.2% above its 20-day MA, 4.49% above its 50-day MA, and 16.96% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 10.6M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 20.53% of the outstanding shares. The stock has gained 58.87% over the last year.

8. AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $618.37M. Relative volume at 2.13. This stock is currently trading 19.89% above its 20-day MA, 24.79% above its 50-day MA, and 35.43% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 4.6M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 19.37% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 14.95% over the last week.

9. WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (WX): Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $1.32B. Relative volume at 1.72. This stock is currently trading 6.59% above its 20-day MA, 12.0% above its 50-day MA, and 12.96% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 6.3M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 12.24% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 5.67% over the last week.

10. Oxford Industries Inc. (OXM): Apparel Clothing Industry. Market cap of $627.64M. Relative volume at 1.53. This stock is currently trading 12.35% above its 20-day MA, 28.48% above its 50-day MA, and 54.5% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 1.6M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 11.55% of the outstanding shares. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.01% (equivalent to 7.43 days of average volume).

11. ShoreTel, Inc. (SHOR): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $539.49M. Relative volume at 2.44. This stock is currently trading 8.91% above its 20-day MA, 26.07% above its 50-day MA, and 59.15% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 4.1M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 11.34% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a good month, gaining 32.99%.

12. Darling International Inc. (DAR): Cleaning Products Industry. Market cap of $1.84B. Relative volume at 6.94. This stock is currently trading 11.08% above its 20-day MA, 14.55% above its 50-day MA, and 43.5% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 11.8M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 10.32% of the outstanding shares.

13. 3SBio Inc. (SSRX): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $407.32M. Relative volume at 5.15. This stock is currently trading 9.83% above its 20-day MA, 15.96% above its 50-day MA, and 28.15% above its 200-day MA. On a net basis, institutional investors purchased 1.4M shares during the current quarter; this is equivalent to 10.26% of the outstanding shares. The stock has had a good month, gaining 14.32%.

Relevant data sourced from Fidelity and Finviz.

Source: 13 High-Volume, Rallying Stocks Being Snapped Up by the Smart Money