NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Analysts favor these 10 stocks, as indicated by the 100% buy ratings. In addition, most of these stocks will likely outperform their peers and broader markets, based on the upside implied from their respective 12-month price targets. These mid-caps have an upside potential of up to 64% with a mean upside value of around 25%.

We have identified these stocks from Canada, China, Luxembourg and the U.S., panning diverse sectors such as financials, information technology, consumer discretionary, industrials, materials, and energy.

Although stocks such as Seaboard ( SEB), First Citizens BancShares ( FCNCA), Amerco ( UHAL), Adecoagro ( AGRO) and Gold Resource ( GORO) have 100% buy ratings, they do not find coverage here as only a couple of analysts track these stocks.

John Wiley & Sons ( JW/A) is not included as the stock has a downside risk of 1%, based on 12-month targets of analysts polled by Bloomberg.

10. MAXIMUS ( MMS) provides program management and consulting services to government health and human services agencies.

The company reported earnings of 99 cents per share for fiscal 2011 first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010, in comparison to earnings of $1.16 per share and 81 cents per share in the quarter-ago and year-ago periods, respectively. Earnings per share are pegged at $4.09 for fiscal 2011 and $4.63 for 2012 as against $3.86 per share reported for fiscal 2010, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg.

During the past 12 months, the stocks' return-on-equity was 22.1%, while Booz Allen Hamilton Holding ( BAH), FTI Consulting ( FCN), Huron Consulting Group ( HURN) and Navigant Consulting ( NCI) have ROEs of 3.2%, 6.3%, 2.5% and 5.5% respectively.

All the four analysts covering the stock rate a buy on it. The stock has 6% upside over the next 12 months with a consensus target price of $80.7, analysts polled by Bloomberg envisage.

9. Six Flags Entertainment ( SIX) owns and operates regional theme and amusement parks.

Data from Bloomberg has analysts predicting $2.88 loss per share in 2011 first quarter, compared $3.38 loss per share in the quarter-ago period. Earnings per share are pegged at 76 cents for 2011 and $1.34 for 2012.

All five analysts covering the stock recommend buying it, representing 100% buy ratings. In comparison Cedar Fair ( FUN), Great Wolf Resorts ( WOLF) and Walt Disney ( DIS) have buy ratings of 67%, 40% and 64%, respectively.

Analysts polled by Bloomberg anticipate 13% upside over the next 12 months with a consensus target price of $74.0.

8. Reinsurance Group of America ( RGA), through its subsidiaries, provides life reinsurance products and services.

For 2010 fourth quarter, the company reported earnings of $2.62 per share, while for the year-ago and quarter-ago periods, earnings were reported at $1.52 and $1.72 per share, respectively. Earnings per share are pegged at $6.79 for 2011 and $7.59 for 2012, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg.

During the past 12 months, the stock's return-on-equity was 12.9%, while PartnerRe ( PRE), Transatlantic Holdings ( TRH) and American Independence ( AMIC) have ROEs of 11.8%, 9.7% and 3.0% respectively.

The stock has 100% analysts' buy ratings. The stock has 15% upside over the next 12 months with a consensus target price of $70.2, analysts polled by Bloomberg envisage.

7. World Fuel Services ( INT) is engaged in the marketing and sale of aviation and marine fuel services.

For 2010 fourth quarter, the company reported earnings of 56 cents per share, against the year-ago and quarter-ago earnings of 57 cents and 60 cents per share, respectively. Earnings per share are pegged at $2.48 for 2011 and $2.74 for 2012, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg, in comparison to earnings of $2.31 per share reported for 2010.

The stock consolidated around 41.7% over the past 12 months, while Inergy ( NRGY), Suburban Propane Partners ( SPH), Global Partners ( GLP), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network ( ANW) and Adams Resources & Energy ( AE) returned around 8.8%, 22.7%, 8.7%, -72.1% and 15.2%, respectively.

All the six analysts covering the stock recommend buying it. Analysts polled by Bloomberg project 15% upside over the next 12 months with a consensus target price of $45.6.

6. WR Grace ( GRA) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals, construction and container products.

The company reported earnings of $2.78 per share for 2010, a significant improvement from earnings of 98 cents in 2009.

The stock has analysts' 100% buy ratings. In comparison Dow Chemical ( DOW), PPG Industries ( PPG), Sigma-Aldrich ( SIAL), Celanese ( CE) and Albemarle ( ALB) have buy ratings of 42%, 29%, 50%, 71% and 69% respectively.

At $37.6, the stock trades at a PE multiple of 12.7 and EV-to-EBITDA ratio of 3.71. Analysts at Bloomberg foresee the stock gaining an average 21% over the next 12 months.

5. KKR Financial Holdings ( KFN) is a specialty finance company focusing on a range of asset classes.

The company reported earnings of 48 cents per share for 2010 fourth quarter, against earnings of 1-cent per share and 52 cents per share in the year-ago and quarter-ago periods, respectively. Earnings per share are pegged at $1.67 for 2011 and $1.81 for 2012, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg.

The stock's return-on-equity was 26.4% in the past 12 months. In comparison Raymond James Financial ( RJF), KBW ( KBW), Goldman Sachs ( GS), Icahn Enterprises ( IEP) and Morgan Stanley ( MS) have ROEs of 18.6%, -6.8%, -3.5%, 10.2% and 5.5% respectively.

All the five analysts covering stock rate a buy on it. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain around 26% over the next 12 months with a consensus target price of $12.1. At $9.6, the stock trades at a PE multiple of 5.6.

4. AbitibiBowater ( ABH) produces newsprint, coated and specialty papers.

Earnings per share are pegged at $2.81 for 2011 and $3.55 for 2012, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg, a significant turnaround from a loss of $28.20 per share reported for 2010.

The stock's return-on-equity was 19.3% during the past 12 months, whereas Fibria Celulose ( FBR), Domtar ( UFS), Clearwater Paper ( CLW) and Hadera Paper ( AIP) had ROEs of -9.3%, 14.4%, -0.4% and -5.7% respectively.

All the six analysts covering stock recommend buying it. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain around 27% over the next 12 months with a target price of $35.8.

3. Ancestry.com ( ACOM) is an online family history research firm.

For 2010 fourth quarter, the company reported earnings of 25 cents per share, against earnings of 20 cents per share and 24 cents per share in the year-ago and quarter-ago periods, respectively. Earnings per share are pegged at $1.02 for 2011 and $1.32 for 2012, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg as against earnings per share of 76 cents reported for 2010.

During the past 12 months, the stock's return-on-equity was 11.2%, while Knot ( KNOT), WebMD Health ( WBMD) and IAC/InterActive ( IACI) had ROEs of -2.4%, 8.2% and 3.6% respectively for the same period.

All the 10 analysts covering the stock recommend buying and foresee the stock gaining around 30% over the next 12 months, with a consensus target price of $42.7.

2. Ternium ( TX) is a steel producer with production centers in Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala and the U.S.

The company reported earnings of 39 cents per share for 2010 fourth quarter, against earnings of 79 cents per share and 76 cents per share in the year-ago and quarter-ago periods, respectively. However, for full-year 2010, earnings came in at $3.10 per share, in comparison to earnings of $1.45 per share for 2009.

At $36.17, the stock is trading at an attractive PE multiple of 10.0. In comparison U.S. Steel ( X), Nucor ( NUE), AK Steel ( AKS), Steel Dynamics ( STLD), Schnitzer Steel ( SCHN) and ArcelorMittal ( MT) are trading at PE multiple of around 14.4, 17.7, 16.7, 10.7, 15.5 and 12.4, respectively.

All the 11 analysts covering the stock recommend buying and foresee the stock gaining around 31% over the next 12 months, with a consensus target price of $47.5.

1. China Ming Yang Wind Power Group ( MY) designs, manufactures, sells and services wind turbines.

The stock's return-on-equity in the past 12 months was 35.2%, while Broadwind Energy ( BWEN) and Wuhan General Group China ( WUHN) reported ROEs of -52.7% and 7.8% respectively.

Analysts covering the stock recommend a buy on it. The stock has 64% upside over the next 12 months with a consensus target price of $15.9, analysts polled by Bloomberg envisage.

At $9.7, the stock is trading at a forward price-to-earnings multiple of 9.9 and EV-EBITDA ratio of 4.3.

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