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Looking for stocks with strong momentum to the upside? If so, here are some ideas to get started on your search.

We ran a screen on the tech sector for large-cap stocks, with market caps above $10 billion. We screened these stocks for those trading within 10% of their 52-week highs, indicating positive recent performance. Finally, we screened for those with current "Overweight" ratings from Barclays Capital (analysts at Barclays believe these stocks will soon outperform).

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

Do you think these stocks have the momentum to break through to new highs? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by ratings date.

1. LSI Corporation (NASDAQ:LSI): Designs, develops, and markets storage and networking semiconductors and storage systems worldwide. Market cap of $3.98B. The stock is currently trading at 9.69% below its 52-week high. On 01/03/2012, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. The stock has had a good month, gaining 30.02%.

2. Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU): Provides business and financial management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, consumers, accounting professionals, and financial institutions in the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom. Market cap of $16.97B. The stock is currently trading at 0.28% below its 52-week high. On 12/06/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. The stock has had a good month, gaining 12.23%.

3. Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP): Designs, manufactures, and distributes medical and scientific imaging products and software, energy systems and controls, and industrial technology products and radio frequency products and services. Market cap of $9.08B. The stock is currently trading at 1.29% below its 52-week high. On 10/14/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. The stock has had a good month, gaining 13.57%.

4. Telefonica Brasil, S.A. (NYSE:VIV): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $32.64B. The stock is currently trading at 7.51% below its 52-week high. On 10/13/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. The stock has had a good month, gaining 12.14%.

5. F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV): Provides technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications, and the security, performance, and availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources in the Americas, EMEA, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. Market cap of $9.56B. The stock is currently trading at 7.65% below its 52-week high. On 06/22/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 8.54% over the last week.

6. Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX): Provides software and services to the communications, media, and entertainment industry service providers worldwide. Market cap of $6.0B. The stock is currently trading at 7.63% below its 52-week high. On 01/28/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.61). The stock has gained 2.19% over the last year.

*Ratings sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 6 Tech Stocks Trading Near Highs On Buy Ratings From Barclays