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4 Top Software Stocks To Kick Off 2012

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Analyst firm Canaccord Genuity notes that software stocks have been rallying in January, and its four favorite names going into the fourth-quarter earnings season are salesforce.com (CRM), Constant Contact (CTCT), Carbonite (CARB) and Monotype Imaging (TYPE).

Canaccord analyst Richard Davis selected the names based on their valuation, core fundamentals and near-term upside as the companies get set to report fourth quarter earnings.

Problems in Europe could create buying opportunities in these names, according to Canaccord, particularly for patient investors.

Read on for more details on Canaccord's top software picks:

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