Analyst Sees General Motors Near-Term Stock Risk, Fifth Third Positive Loan Growth

General Motors Corporation (NYSE:GM): Sterne Agee said European results and expected restructuring charges present near-term risk to shares. The firm rates General Motors a Buy and would wait for a better entry point following the February 16 earnings.

Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE:PKY): JMP Securities is upbeat about Parkway’s disposition program and its strategic plan. The firm lowered its target to $15 from $17 but reiterates an Outperform rating.

Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC): JMP Securities increased its target on Regal-Beloit after the company reported Q4 results that the firm views as strong. The firm maintains an Outperform rating on the stock.

MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO): RBC Capital said most of the high volume surgeons they spoke to showed little interest in MAKOplasty due to high cost of the RIO system and implants.

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB): Fifth Third speaking positively about auto loan growth, says Credit Suisse.

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