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Do you like to follow the buying trends of big money investors? One idea is to compare a stock's recent performance to its institutional buying trends. When they don't match up, there might be more to the story.

We ran a screen on the tech sector for stocks rallying above their 20-day, 50-day, and 200-day moving averages. We then screened for those with significant net institutional selling over the current quarter.

Despite this strong trading performance, institutional investors such as hedge fund managers expect these names to underperform.

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 hedge fund managers are calling it right, or do these stocks have more to price in? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AEIS): Designs, manufactures, sells, and supports industrial power conversion products that transform power into various usable forms. The stock is currently rallying 3.09% above its 20-day moving average, 6.13% above its 50-day MA, and 9.57% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -3.9M shares, which represents about 9.94% of the company's float of 39.23M shares.

2. Analogic Corporation (ALOG): Operates as a signal- and image-processing company that designs and manufactures medical imaging, and security systems and subsystems to original equipment manufacturers and end users in the healthcare and homeland security markets. The stock is currently rallying 5.07% above its 20-day moving average, 4.27% above its 50-day MA, and 14.43% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -412.9K shares, which represents about 3.4% of the company's float of 12.14M shares.

3. AsiaInfo-Linkage,Inc. (ASIA): Provides telecommunications software solutions and information technology products and services to telecommunications carriers and other enterprises in the People's Republic of China. The stock is currently rallying 3.91% above its 20-day moving average, 20.82% above its 50-day MA, and 13.98% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -7.8M shares, which represents about 17.7% of the company's float of 44.08M shares.

4. Avago Technologies Limited (AVGO): Engages in the design, development, and supply of analog semiconductor devices worldwide. The stock is currently rallying 0.27% above its 20-day moving average, 7.50% above its 50-day MA, and 8.59% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -14.5M shares, which represents about 5.94% of the company's float of 244.13M shares.

5. Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID): Provides software and hardware solutions for digital investigations primarily in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia/the Pacific Rim. The stock is currently rallying 4.84% above its 20-day moving average, 35.70% above its 50-day MA, and 59.86% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -373.9K shares, which represents about 4.75% of the company's float of 7.87M shares.

6. Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX): Designs, develops, and markets semiconductors for flat panel displays. The stock is currently rallying 5.17% above its 20-day moving average, 22.37% above its 50-day MA, and 19.01% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -7.4M shares, which represents about 8.7% of the company's float of 85.05M shares.

7. Harris Corp. (HRS): Operates as a communications and information technology company that serves government and commercial markets worldwide. The stock is currently rallying 0.39% above its 20-day moving average, 7.06% above its 50-day MA, and 9.66% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -4.5M shares, which represents about 3.98% of the company's float of 113.10M shares.

8. ID Systems Inc. (IDSY): Develops, markets, and sells wireless solutions for managing and securing enterprise assets, including industrial vehicles, such as forklifts, airport ground support equipment, rental vehicles, and transportation assets primarily in North America. The stock is currently rallying 2.74% above its 20-day moving average, 10.37% above its 50-day MA, and 18.72% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -295.2K shares, which represents about 3.86% of the company's float of 7.64M shares.

9. Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. (MFLX): Engages in the engineering, design, and manufacture of flexible printed circuit boards and related component assemblies for the electronics industry. The stock is currently rallying 0.04% above its 20-day moving average, 5.64% above its 50-day MA, and 22.46% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -388.3K shares, which represents about 4.44% of the company's float of 8.75M shares.

10. Move, Inc. (MOVE): Operates an online network of Web sites for real estate search, finance, and moving and home enthusiasts in North America. The stock is currently rallying 0.73% above its 20-day moving average, 14.66% above its 50-day MA, and 21.10% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -1.0M shares, which represents about 3.58% of the company's float of 27.90M shares.

11. O2Micro International Ltd. (OIIM): Designs, develops, and markets semiconductor components for power management and security applications, as well as systems security solutions. The stock is currently rallying 2.04% above its 20-day moving average, 10.94% above its 50-day MA, and 6.31% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -1.6M shares, which represents about 5.32% of the company's float of 30.07M shares.

12. Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (ULTI): Designs, markets, implements, and supports unified human capital management software-as-service solutions to businesses, providing a single source for comprehensive human resources, payroll, and talent management technology. The stock is currently rallying 2.43% above its 20-day moving average, 4.54% above its 50-day MA, and 21.25% above its 200-day MA. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -1.1M shares, which represents about 4.3% of the company's float of 25.60M shares.

Written by Alexander Crawford. Institutional data sourced from Fidelity.

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