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Looking to add some growth to your portfolio? For a look at interesting stocks of the tech sector, we began by screening the sector for stocks currently rated "Overweight" by analysts at Barclays Capital (that is, they expect these stocks to outperform).

We then screened these stocks for those with strong sales trends, comparing growth in revenue to growth in accounts receivable over the last year. Since accounts receivable is the portion of revenue not yet received, and there is no guarantee the money will ever be received, the smaller the portion of revenue made up of receivables the better. We also screened for stocks with improving liquidity, with accounts receivable comprising a smaller portion of current assets over the last year.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in market cap 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.

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Do you think these companies will continue to see strong sales growth? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by growth in revenue over the last year.

1. Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD): Provides learning and talent management solution delivered as software-as-a-service. Market cap at $1.05B, most recent closing price at $21.40. On 12/06/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. Revenue grew by 100.63% during the most recent quarter ($22.39M vs. $11.16M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 63.36% during the same time period ($34.11M vs. $20.88M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 64.97% to 26.89% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

2. LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD): Operates an online professional network. Market cap at $10.53B, most recent closing price at $105.0. On 09/16/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. Revenue grew by 105.31% during the most recent quarter ($167.74M vs. $81.7M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 91.16% during the same time period ($111.37M vs. $58.26M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 33.83% to 15.34% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

3. Aruba Networks, Inc. (ARUN): Provides distributed enterprise networks that securely connect local and remote users to corporate information technology resources worldwide. Market cap at $2.3B, most recent closing price at $20.89. On 06/03/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. Revenue grew by 34.54% during the most recent quarter ($126.28M vs. $93.86M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 28.27% during the same time period ($69.23M vs. $53.97M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 20.01% to 16.54% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-01-31 to 3 months ending 2011-01-31).

4. LSI Corporation (LSI): Designs, develops, and markets storage and networking semiconductors and storage systems worldwide. Market cap at $4.79B, most recent closing price at $8.27. On 01/03/2012, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. Revenue grew by 11.15% during the most recent quarter ($523.14M vs. $470.66M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -24.51% during the same time period ($246.54M vs. $326.6M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 25.84% to 17.33% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

5. Roper Industries Inc. (ROP): Designs, manufactures, and distributes medical and scientific imaging products and software, energy systems and controls, and industrial technology products and radio frequency (RF) products and services. Market cap at $9.81B, most recent closing price at $101.52. On 10/14/2011, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. Revenue grew by 8.79% during the most recent quarter ($739.2M vs. $679.48M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 5.01% during the same time period ($502.96M vs. $478.96M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 47.99% to 45.09% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

6. Cymer Inc. (CYMI): Engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of excimer light sources for the manufacturers of photo-lithography tools in the semiconductor equipment industry. Market cap at $1.49B, most recent closing price at $48.44. On 01/03/2012, Barclays Capital had an Overweight rating on the stock. Revenue grew by 4.11% during the most recent quarter ($152.88M vs. $146.85M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -12.43% during the same time period ($131.41M vs. $150.07M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 24.32% to 19.79% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

*Accounting data sourced from Google Finance, sell-side data sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 6 Barclays Tech Stock Picks With Strong Sales Trends