NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Oracle (ORCL) and Broadcom (BRCM) are among five stocks close to 52-week lows that Wall Street analysts think could log significant gains in the next 12 months.

These stocks are listed in ascending order of upside potential, based on analysts' average 12-month price targets.

5. Oracle provides database software and hardware systems to businesses.

Of the 44 analysts covering the stock, 75% rate it a buy and 20% rate it a hold. The stock was recently trading at $25.92, 4.8% higher than its 52-week low of $24.72.

On average, financial analysts have a 12-month price target of $33.20 on the stock. That's about 28% higher than its recent levels.

Last month, Oracle shares plunged on disappointing quarterly results.

The company said that for its fiscal 2012 second quarter, revenue rose to $8.8 billion from $8.6 billion a year earlier, but analysts had been looking for revenue of $9.23 billion.

Oracle's non-GAAP earnings were 54 cents a share, missing analysts' forecast for 57 cents a share.

For the fiscal 2012 third quarter, the company expects GAAP total revenue growth of 4% to 7% in constant currency and 2% to 5% in U.S. dollars.

It also expects GAAP EPS to range from 44 cents to 47 cents in constant currency and 43 cents to 46 cents in U.S. dollars. Analysts estimate revenue of $9.46 billion for the quarter.

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4. Broadcom is a provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom also offers a range of system-on-a-chip (SoC) and software solutions.

Among the 43 analysts covering the stock, 79% rate it a buy. Shares recently traded at $29.29, 6.2% higher than their 52-week low of $27.59.

Financial analysts surveyed by Bloomberg on average predict the stock will hit $40.00 in the next 12 months. That's 36.6% greater than recent levels.

In the 2011 third quarter, the company reported net revenue of $1.96 billion, up 8.4% from $1.81 billion a year earlier.

Net income was $270 million, or 48 cents per diluted share, compared with net income of $328 million, or 60 cents per diluted share, during the 2010 quarter.

Cash flow from operations improved to $534 million during the quarter, vs. $455 million during the same quarter a year earlier.

For the fourth quarter of 2011, Broadcom has raised its financial guidance on the back of stronger demand for its chips, with net revenue increasing to the high end of the prior range to over $1.8 billion, vs. the earlier estimated range of $1.7 billion to $1.8 billion.

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3. Informatica ( INFA) offers enterprise data integration and data quality software and services.

Of the 21 analysts covering the stock, 62% rate it a buy and 38% rate it a hold. Shares recently traded at $35.99, about 1% greater than their 52-week low of $35.61.

On average, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to hit $52.30 over the next 12 months, according to Bloomberg. That's 45% greater than recent levels.

For the 2011 third quarter, the company reported total revenue of $195.9 million, up 21% from $161.3 million during the third quarter of 2010.

Net income was $27.0 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, up from $22.5 million, or 21 cents per diluted share, in the 2010 third quarter.

For the fourth quarter of 2011, the company expects to generate revenue of $218 million to $228 million. It expects non-GAAP EPS to in the range of 43 cents to 45 cents.

For fiscal 2011, it is adjusting its revenue guidance to a range of $775 million to $785 million, and non-GAAP EPS to a range of $1.38 to $1.40.

Analysts expect the company to report EPS of 44 cents on revenue of $228 million for the fourth quarter of 2011 and EPS of $1.37 on revenue of $783 million for fiscal 2011.

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2. Dole Food Company ( DOLE) produces and distributes fruits and vegetables and related food products.

Of the eight analysts covering the stock, five rate it a buy and two rate it a hold.

The stock recently traded at $8.46, 5.5% greater than its 52-week low of $8.02.

On average, analysts expect the stock to hit $12.64 in the next 12 months, according to Bloomberg. That's 49% greater than its recent levels.

For the third quarter of 2011, the company recorded revenue of $2.09 billion, up from $1.99 billion a year earlier.

The net loss for the quarter narrowed to $47 million from $49 million in the 2010 third quarter. During the quarter, the company launched new frozen fruit products, including Fruit Smoothie Shakers and Frozen Fruit Single-serve Cups.

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1. Shutterfly ( SFLY) is an Internet-based service that enables consumers to share, print and preserve their photos.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 85% rate it a buy and 8% rate it a hold. The stock recently traded at $22.17, 2.8% higher than its 52-week low of $21.56.

On average, analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect the stock to hit $39.82 in the next 12 months. That's 80% higher than recent levels.

For the 2011 third quarter, net revenue increased 56% to $76.5 million from the year-ago quarter. Transacting customers totaled 1.4 million, indicating a 16% year-over-year increase. Also, orders rose 17% to 2.4 million from the prior-year quarter.

The company recently launched its updated application for iPhone, which enables customers to upload, view and share their Shutterfly photos.

For the 2011 fourth quarter, Shutterfly estimates net revenue between $259 million and $264 million, and adjusted EBITDA from $84 million to $88 million.

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