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Here we list 19 high-growth stocks with projected EPS growth rates over 15% for the next five years. Additionally, these stocks appear to be undervalued, with Price/Earnings to Growth ratios (PEG) between 0.7 and 1.

Despite these promising attributes, institutional sellers have been net sellers during the current quarter--are they being too pessimistic?

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.




Do you think institutional investors are on the right track, or will these high growth stocks rally? Use the list below as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. MIPS Technologies Inc. (MIPS):
Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $416.12M. Institutional investors have sold 6.0M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 11.5% of the company's 52.17M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 19.33%. PEG at 0.91. P/FCF ratio at 14.02. The stock has gained 62.63% over the last year.

2. Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL):
Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $9.93B. Institutional investors have sold 44.8M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 8.43% of the company's 531.28M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 15.88%. PEG at 0.76. P/FCF ratio at 9.19. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 13.25% over the last week.

3. Capella Education Co. (CPLA): Education & Training Services Industry. Market cap of $760.39M. Institutional investors have sold 1.1M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 7.66% of the company's 14.36M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 18.33%. PEG at 0.72. P/FCF ratio at 13.25. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.46% (equivalent to 8.53 days of average volume). The stock has lost 42.73% over the last year.

4. Education Management Corporation (EDMC): Education & Training Services Industry. Market cap of $1.63B. Institutional investors have sold 4.4M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 6.1% of the company's 72.08M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 16.67%. PEG at 0.81. P/FCF ratio at 7.91. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 7.59% (equivalent to 24.63 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 16.06%.

5. Limited Brands, Inc. (LTD): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $12.72B. Institutional investors have sold 15.1M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 5.88% of the company's 256.69M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 15.53%. PEG at 1. The stock has gained 62.04% over the last year.

6. Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc. (SWM): Paper & Paper Products Industry. Market cap of $924.01M. Institutional investors have sold 984.7K shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 5.77% of the company's 17.07M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 17.5%. PEG at 0.8. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 9.16% over the last week.

7. Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. (MFLX): Printed Circuit Boards Industry. Market cap of $510.47M. Institutional investors have sold 462.1K shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 5.08% of the company's 9.09M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 20%. PEG at 0.74. The stock is currently stuck in a downtrend, trading -5.18% below its SMA20, -17.24% below its SMA50, and -16.38% below its SMA200. The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 20.43%.

8. True Religion Apparel Inc. (TRLG): Textile Industry. Market cap of $757.67M. Institutional investors have sold 914.1K shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 3.8% of the company's 24.07M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 20%. PEG at 0.83. The stock has gained 12.86% over the last year.

9. AGCO Corporation (AGCO): Farm & Construction Machinery Industry. Market cap of $4.90B. Institutional investors have sold 3.5M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 3.73% of the company's 93.90M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 20.47%. PEG at 0.84. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 8.03% over the last week. However, the stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 10.26%.

10. DIRECTV (DTV): CATV Systems Industry. Market cap of $38.59B. Institutional investors have sold 27.9M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 3.64% of the company's 766.57M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 19.89%. PEG at 0.92. The stock has gained 34.17% over the last year.

11. Nalco Holding Co. (NLC):
Synthetics Industry. Market cap of $3.96B. Institutional investors have sold 4.3M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 3.14% of the company's 137.10M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 15.32%. PEG at 0.9. The stock has gained 32.44% over the last year.

12. Kennametal Inc. (KMT):
Machine Tools & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $3.41B. Institutional investors have sold 2.1M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 2.64% of the company's 79.66M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 24.53%. PEG at 0.77. The stock has gained 57.23% over the last year.

13. Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL):
Textile Industry. Market cap of $4.54B. Institutional investors have sold 2.3M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 2.23% of the company's 103.02M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 22.23%. PEG at 0.94. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 7.49% over the last week.

14. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (KKD):
Restaurants Industry. Market cap of $567.25M. Institutional investors have sold 1.1M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 2.01% of the company's 54.74M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 50%. PEG at 0.99. Exhibiting strong upside momentum--currently trading 23.78% above its SMA20, 35.22% above its SMA50, and 40.66% above its SMA200. The stock has had a good month, gaining 49.73%.

15. Tenneco Inc. (TEN):
Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $2.52B. Institutional investors have sold 1.1M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 1.86% of the company's 59.23M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 33.93%. PEG at 0.97. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 3.27). The stock has gained 92.93% over the last year.

16. Stoneridge Inc. (SRI): Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $405.21M. Institutional investors have sold 407.4K shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 1.73% of the company's 23.55M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 32%. PEG at 0.96. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 13.57% over the last week.

17. InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC):
Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $1.95B. Institutional investors have sold 530.2K shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 1.18% of the company's 44.84M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 17.5%. PEG at 0.87. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 14.59% (equivalent to 8.1 days of average volume). The stock has gained 70.4% over the last year.

18. RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD):
Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $1.74B. Institutional investors have sold 3.2M shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 1.15% of the company's 278.35M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 15.83%. PEG at 0.88. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.47). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 7.88% over the last week.

19. Air Methods Corp. (AIRM): Air Services, Other Industry. Market cap of $772.89M. Institutional investors have sold 124.3K shares in the current quarter. This is equivalent to 1.1% of the company's 11.32M share float. EPS growth for the next five years projected at 18.33%. PEG at 0.84. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.23% (equivalent to 11.45 days of average volume).

*Institutional data sourced from Fidelity, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: Contrarian Ideas: 19 High-Growth, Undervalued Stocks Getting Dumped by Institutional Investors