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The following is a list of stocks in rally mode, i.e. trading above their 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages.

Furthermore, these stocks are small caps (market caps between $300M and $2B) and have experienced significant levels of institutional buying over the current quarter.

This list might offer an interesting starting point for momentum investors looking to follow trends set by big money managers.

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.

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.

Do you think these names will continue to rally? Use the list below as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM): Scientific & Technical Instruments Industry. Market cap of $331.10M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 60.06% of the company's 16.15M share float. The stock is currently 16.54% above its 20-day MA, 11.15% above its 50-day MA, and 11.73% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 18.01% over the last week.

2. Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT): Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $420.54M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 50.35% of the company's 25.42M share float. The stock is currently 19.5% above its 20-day MA, 22.33% above its 50-day MA, and 45.15% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 18.41% over the last week.

3. GSI Group Inc. (GSIG): Scientific & Technical Instruments Industry. Market cap of $394.20M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 49.69% of the company's 22.54M share float. The stock is currently 1.22% above its 20-day MA, 3.01% above its 50-day MA, and 14.24% above its 200-day MA. The stock has gained 9.65% over the last year.

4. Endeavour International Corporation (END): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $499.40M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 41.63% of the company's 26.18M share float. The stock is currently 0.29% above its 20-day MA, 0.78% above its 50-day MA, and 13.33% above its 200-day MA. The stock has gained 9.17% over the last year.

5. rue21, Inc. (RUE): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $811.30M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 40.56% of the company's 5.67M share float. The stock is currently 4.45% above its 20-day MA, 8.38% above its 50-day MA, and 11.92% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 22.73% (equivalent to 15.81 days of average volume).

6. SciQuest, Inc. (SQI): Internet Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $381.20M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 37.88% of the company's 12.67M share float. The stock is currently 5.28% above its 20-day MA, 9.87% above its 50-day MA, and 24.91% above its 200-day MA. The stock has gained 8.68% over the last year.

7. Body Central Corp. (BODY): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $367.07M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 31.7% of the company's 13.25M share float. The stock is currently 10.13% above its 20-day MA, 1.55% above its 50-day MA, and 27.38% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 7.03% over the last week.

8. Western Refining Inc. (WNR): Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry. Market cap of $1.55B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 29.33% of the company's 54.21M share float. The stock is currently 7.58% above its 20-day MA, 4.26% above its 50-day MA, and 37.58% above its 200-day MA.

9. Extorre Gold Mines Ltd. Ordinar (XG): Gold Industry. Market cap of $1.09B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 28.92% of the company's 82.29M share float. The stock is currently 6.44% above its 20-day MA, 18.62% above its 50-day MA, and 81.13% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a good month, gaining 15%.

10. Education Realty Trust Inc. (EDR): REIT. Market cap of $610.34M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 26.88% of the company's 71.43M share float. The stock is currently 0.18% above its 20-day MA, 1.37% above its 50-day MA, and 9.13% above its 200-day MA. The stock has gained 9.6% over the last year.

11. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (BBRG): Restaurants Industry. Market cap of $480.73M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 25.24% of the company's 17.43M share float. The stock is currently 12.92% above its 20-day MA, 16.49% above its 50-day MA, and 32.95% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 13.97% over the last week.

12. EXFO Inc (EXFO): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $534.76M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 22.96% of the company's 24.39M share float. The stock is currently 5.29% above its 20-day MA, 0.36% above its 50-day MA, and 8.44% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 8.88% over the last week.

13. Verint Systems Inc. (VRNT): Business Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $1.38B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 19.99% of the company's 19.01M share float. The stock is currently 4.81% above its 20-day MA, 5.33% above its 50-day MA, and 9.04% above its 200-day MA. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.02). The stock has gained 2.5% over the last year.

14. National Penn Bancshares Inc. (NPBC): Regional Banks Industry. Market cap of $1.19B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 19.4% of the company's 98.99M share float. The stock is currently 7.89% above its 20-day MA, 4.11% above its 50-day MA, and 4.81% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 5.88% (equivalent to 13.4 days of average volume).

15. Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. (PEET): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $733.95M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 19.05% of the company's 12.60M share float. The stock is currently 9.69% above its 20-day MA, 15.74% above its 50-day MA, and 33.48% above its 200-day MA.The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 23.89% (equivalent to 18.57 days of average volume).

16. Sonic Automotive Inc. (SAH): Auto Dealerships Industry. Market cap of $776.25M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 18.19% of the company's 32.44M share float. The stock is currently 14.88% above its 20-day MA, 11.44% above its 50-day MA, and 15.36% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 29.76% (equivalent to 14.89 days of average volume).

17. Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $1.37B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 18.14% of the company's 38.03M share float. The stock is currently 9.75% above its 20-day MA, 1.44% above its 50-day MA, and 21.96% above its 200-day MA. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.4). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 12.16% over the last week.

18. Procera Networks, Inc. (PKT): Business Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $1.23B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 17.76% of the company's 4.80M share float. The stock is currently 6.73% above its 20-day MA, 4.89% above its 50-day MA, and 43.63% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 7.12% over the last week.

19. Chelsea Therapeutics International Ltd. (CHTP): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $327.19M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 17.75% of the company's 48.44M share float. The stock is currently 11.5% above its 20-day MA, 14.66% above its 50-day MA, and 4.88% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.56% (equivalent to 7.02 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 20.23%.

20. Wet Seal Inc. (WTSLA): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $464.04M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 17.38% of the company's 94.34M share float. The stock is currently 9.76% above its 20-day MA, 4.99% above its 50-day MA, and 18.95% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 18.22% (equivalent to 8.24 days of average volume). The stock has gained 12.29% over the last year.

21. ValueVision Media Inc. (VVTV): Catalog & Mail Order Houses Industry. Market cap of $375.99M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 17.29% of the company's 31.24M share float. The stock is currently 4.91% above its 20-day MA, 17.03% above its 50-day MA, and 50.65% above its 200-day MA. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.77). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 8.% over the last week. The stock has had a good month, gaining 12.84%.

22. Keynote Systems Inc. (KEYN): Internet Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $339.45M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 16.74% of the company's 13.14M share float. The stock is currently 5.13% above its 20-day MA, 0.19% above its 50-day MA, and 26.63% above its 200-day MA. The stock has gained 14.82% over the last year.

23. Quality Distribution Inc. (QLTY): Trucking Industry. Market cap of $308.99M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 16.2% of the company's 12.96M share float. The stock is currently 10.45% above its 20-day MA, 10.26% above its 50-day MA, and 35.1% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a good month, gaining 10.21%.

24. 99 Cents Only Store (NDN): Discount, Variety Stores Industry. Market cap of $1.44B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 15.93% of the company's 47.07M share float. The stock is currently 0.67% above its 20-day MA, 1.16% above its 50-day MA, and 16.07% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 13.36% (equivalent to 11.13 days of average volume). The stock has gained 3.85% over the last year.

25. ReachLocal, Inc. (RLOC): Advertising Agencies Industry. Market cap of $588.87M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 15.38% of the company's 9.10M share float. The stock is currently 12.03% above its 20-day MA, 1.35% above its 50-day MA, and 6.31% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.54% (equivalent to 12.05 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 10.96% over the last week.

26. Financial Engines, Inc. (FNGN): Diversified Investments Industry. Market cap of $1.15B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 15.2% of the company's 34.20M share float. The stock is currently 8.56% above its 20-day MA, 0.24% above its 50-day MA, and 20.97% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 5.1% (equivalent to 6.26 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 9.41% over the last week.

27. TeleNav, Inc. (TNAV): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $756.94M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 14.71% of the company's 16.32M share float. The stock is currently 14.64% above its 20-day MA, 25.01% above its 50-day MA, and 87.79% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 13.25% over the last week.

28. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $449.29M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 13.81% of the company's 39.82M share float. The stock is currently 12.04% above its 20-day MA, 23.74% above its 50-day MA, and 62.27% above its 200-day MA. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 28.12% over the last week.

29. Ocz Technology Group Inc. (OCZ): Data Storage Devices Industry. Market cap of $428.51M. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 13.68% of the company's 47.53M share float. The stock is currently 6.47% above its 20-day MA, 8.43% above its 50-day MA, and 35.65% above its 200-day MA. The stock has gained 6.38% over the last year.

30. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IRWD): Medical Laboratories & Research Industry. Market cap of $1.64B. Net institutional shares purchased over the current quarter equivalent to 13.32% of the company's 37.53M share float. The stock is currently 6.18% above its 20-day MA, 8.38% above its 50-day MA, and 32.19% above its 200-day MA. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 5.84% (equivalent to 8.79 days of average volume). The stock has gained 17.39% over the last year.

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

Source: Top 30 Rallying Small Cap Stocks With Significant Institutional Buying