After AOL pop, here are 10 tech stocks ready to run

Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4 billion.
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After Verizon's $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL and subsequent 19 percent pop in the Internet company, CNBC Pro screened for other smaller technology stocks that could be ready to surge, based on analysts' projections.

Wall Street isn't necessarily saying these companies will be bought out, but analysts are predicting an upside comparable to AOL's jump is possible over the next 12 months.

Using data from FactSet, we first searched for mid-cap companies that have seen short-term upside momentum within the tech sector.

We then ranked those names according to analysts' consensus price target estimates for the next 12 months.