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Do you consider a stock's sales trends when comparing names? For ideas on how to start your own sales analysis, we ran a screen.

We began by screening the tech sector for highly liquid stocks, with current ratios above 3. The current ratio is current assets/current liabilities, so ratios above 3 indicate the company has at least 3 times the liquid assets to cover their short-term liabilities.

We then screened for those stocks with strong sales trends, comparing growth in revenue to growth in accounts receivable. 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 healthier the company's revenue.

We screened for stocks seeing faster growth in revenue than accounts receivable year-over-year, as well as accounts receivable comprising a smaller portion of current assets over the same time period.

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Do you think these names are poised to move higher? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by increase in revenue over the last year.

1. Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACFN): Provides energy infrastructure management solutions worldwide. Market cap at $161.37M, most recent closing price at $9.0. Current ratio at 5.88. Quick ratio at 5.59. Revenue grew by 36.77% during the most recent quarter ($4.24M vs. $3.1M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -19.13% during the same time period ($7.65M vs. $9.46M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 36.11% to 12.89% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-03-31 to 3 months ending 2011-03-31).

2. Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDWR): Provides application delivery solutions and network security solutions to banks, insurance companies, manufacturing and retail, government agencies, media companies, and service providers worldwide. Market cap at $629.55M, most recent closing price at $32.74. Current ratio at 5.23. Quick ratio at 4.98. Revenue grew by 13.81% during the most recent quarter ($46.8M vs. $41.12M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 5.19% during the same time period ($21.07M vs. $20.03M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 16.69% to 12.44% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-06-30 to 3 months ending 2011-06-30).

3. Rudolph Technologies Inc. (NYSE:RTEC): Designs, develops, manufactures, and sells process control defect inspection, metrology, and process control software systems to microelectronics device manufacturers. Market cap at $320.86M, most recent closing price at $9.90. Current ratio at 6.83. Quick ratio at 5.5. Revenue grew by 9.29% during the most recent quarter ($56.33M vs. $51.54M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 3.77% during the same time period ($53.17M vs. $51.24M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 24.93% to 18.81% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-06-30 to 3 months ending 2011-06-30).

4. Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG): Operates as a signal- and image-processing company that designs and manufactures medical imaging, and security systems and subsystems to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end users in the healthcare and homeland security markets. Market cap at $794.87M, most recent closing price at $65.20. Current ratio at 4.23. Quick ratio at 3.02. Revenue grew by 3.5% during the most recent quarter ($121.27M vs. $117.17M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -6.82% during the same time period ($85.98M vs. $92.27M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 25.1% to 21.67% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-04-30 to 3 months ending 2011-04-30).

*Accounting data sourced from Google Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 4 Highly Liquid Tech Stocks With Strong Sales Trends