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Looking to add some growth to your portfolio? For a closer look at some high-growth names from the semiconductors industry, we ran a screen.

We began by screening the semiconductors industry for high-growth stocks, with 5-year projected EPS growth above 15%.

We then screened these names for those with bullish sentiment from institutional investors, with significant net institutional purchases over the last quarter representing at least 5% of share float. This indicates that institutional investors such as hedge fund managers and mutual fund managers expect these names to outperform.

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.

Do you think these companies will reach their high growth expectations? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by net institutional purchases over the last quarter as a percent of share float.

1. Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI): Operates as a fabless provider of high-speed analog semiconductor solutions for the communications and computing markets, providing high signal integrity at leading-edge data speeds that are designed to address bandwidth bottlenecks in networks, minimize latency in computing environments, and enable the rollout of next generation communications infrastructure. Market cap at $289.2M, most recent closing price at $10.24. 5-year projected EPS growth at 27.50%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 2.5M shares, which represents about 12.32% of the company's float of 20.29M shares.

2. MEMSIC, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEMS): Provides semiconductor sensor and system solutions based on integrated micro electro-mechanical systems technology and mixed signal circuit design. Market cap at $110.83M, most recent closing price at $4.63. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.00%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 918.7K shares, which represents about 10.72% of the company's float of 8.57M shares.

3. Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ:AMCC): Designs, develops, markets, and supports integrated circuits for processing, transporting, and storing of information worldwide. Market cap at $342.55M, most recent closing price at $5.63. 5-year projected EPS growth at 16.67%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 4.5M shares, which represents about 9.88% of the company's float of 45.54M shares.

4. Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAVM): Designs, develops, and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks. Market cap at $1.32B, most recent closing price at $26.64. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.56%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 3.9M shares, which represents about 8.16% of the company's float of 47.79M shares.

5. SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK): Designs, develops, manufactures, and markets NAND-based flash data storage card products that are used in various consumer electronics products. Market cap at $9.08B, most recent closing price at $37.01. 5-year projected EPS growth at 15.10%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 18.2M shares, which represents about 7.62% of the company's float of 238.98M shares.

6. Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS): Develops high-precision analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Market cap at $1.76B, most recent closing price at $27.33. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.00%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 4.2M shares, which represents about 6.62% of the company's float of 63.43M shares.

7. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS): Offers analog and mixed signal semiconductors worldwide. Market cap at $5.17B, most recent closing price at $27.22. 5-year projected EPS growth at 15.95%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 12.2M shares, which represents about 6.53% of the company's float of 186.75M shares.

8. Volterra Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:VLTR): Engages in the design, development, and marketing of analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors for the computing, storage, networking, and consumer markets. Market cap at $825.43M, most recent closing price at $32.59. 5-year projected EPS growth at 15.90%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 1.6M shares, which represents about 6.52% of the company's float of 24.53M shares.

9. IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP): Manufactures fiber lasers and amplifiers for use in a range of markets, such as materials processing, advanced technologies, telecommunications, and medical applications. Market cap at $2.74B, most recent closing price at $51.88. 5-year projected EPS growth at 24.24%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 2.3M shares, which represents about 6.14% of the company's float of 37.46M shares.

10. Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX): Engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of interconnect products primarily in North America, Israel, Europe, and Asia. Market cap at $2.32B, most recent closing price at $58.94. 5-year projected EPS growth at 21.80%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 1.8M shares, which represents about 5.86% of the company's float of 30.71M shares.

11. Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AOSL): Engages in the design, development, and supply of a range of power semiconductors worldwide. Market cap at $250.66M, most recent closing price at $10.02. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.00%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 984.8K shares, which represents about 5.74% of the company's float of 17.16M shares.

12. CEVA Inc. (NASDAQ:CEVA): Engages in designing and licensing silicon intellectual property for the handsets, portable multimedia, and consumer electronics markets. Market cap at $407.69M, most recent closing price at $16.68. 5-year projected EPS growth at 29.14%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 1.3M shares, which represents about 5.66% of the company's float of 22.98M shares.

13. FSI International Inc. (NASDAQ:FSII): Designs, manufactures, markets, and supports equipment used in the fabrication of microelectronics, such as advanced semiconductor devices. Market cap at $181.84M, most recent closing price at $4.73. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.00%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 1.9M shares, which represents about 5.49% of the company's float of 34.61M shares.

14. NVE Corp. (NASDAQ:NVEC): Engages in the development and sale of devices that use spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin to acquire, store, and transmit information. Market cap at $254.98M, most recent closing price at $52.44. 5-year projected EPS growth at 25.00%. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 224.9K shares, which represents about 5.15% of the company's float of 4.37M shares.

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

Source: 14 High-Growth Semiconductors Stocks With Strong Institutional Buying