NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- JA Solar Holdings (JASO - Get Report), Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL - Get Report), O2Micro (OIIM - Get Report), Pampa Energía S.A. (PAM), LDK Solar (LDK), Jinko Solar (JKS - Get Report), IRSA Inversiones Representaciones (IRS - Get Report), Banco Macro SA (BMA), ReneSola (SOL - Get Report), China Ming Yang Wind Power (MY) are expected to return up to 78%, based on their respective 12-month price targets.
Analysts expect these 10 smaller stocks to outperform their peers and broader markets, based on their respective 12-month price targets. These small-caps have an upside potential of 35%-78% with an average upside value of around 49% and average buy ratings of 67%.
These stocks pan sectors such as financials, information technology, solar, utilities, real estate, and airlines.
10. JA Solar Holdings (JASO - Get Report) is a China-based manufacturer of high-performance solar power products.
Revenue for 2010 fourth quarter came in at $584.3 million, increasing 137% from $246.5 million registered in the fourth quarter of the prior year. Actual sales recorded for the fourth quarter were consistent with analysts' estimates.Gross profit increased to $112.2 million from $50.8 million in same quarter of 2009. Gross margin dropped to 19.2% from 20.6% in the earlier year quarter. Total solar products shipments for 2010 fourth quarter were 463 MW, growing 100% from 231 MW during the same period last year. Based on demand, JA Solar expects total cell and module shipments to surpass 2.2 GW in 2011, or a 50% increase from 2010. Analysts have buy ratings of 46% and expect the stock to deliver 35% return in the next one year. The stock is trading at 4.9 times its estimated 2011 earnings.