NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Canadian Solar ( CSIQ), LDK Solar ( LDK), Perfect World ( PWRD), Concord Medical Services Holdings ( CCM), iSoftStone Holdings ( ISS), AutoNavi Holdings ( AMAP), ReneSola ( SOL), China Lodging Group ( HTHT), CNinsure ( CISG), Ambow Education Holding ( AMBO), HiSoft Technology International ( HSFT) and Noah Holdings ( NOAH) are expected to return up to 73%, based on their respective 12-month price targets.

Analysts expect these 12 small-cap stocks to outperform their peers and broader markets, based on their respective 12-month price targets. These small-caps have an upside potential of 20%-73%, with an average upside value of around 45% and average buy ratings of 78%.

These stocks have minimum market capitalization of $300 million and pan sectors such as financials, information technology, solar, health care, online gaming and hospitality.

The stocks are stacked by upside, great to greatest.

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