CSX DECLARED Critical Vendor to Patriot Coal and 3 Insider Stock Analyses to See Now

MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO) price target has been reduced by Piper Jaffray following the company’s lowering of its 2012 robot guidance, but the firm keeps an Overweight rating on the stock. According to Piper, the sequential as well as year-over-year advancements in utilization and product introductions are notable positives.

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Linkedin Corporation’s (NYSE:LNKD) threat from a possible Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) career or job service is slim, according to Canaccord. The firm states that Facebook’s job apps have not shown much user growth or retention because many career-minded professionals seem to separate personal and professional social activity. The firm is still positive because of LinkedIn’s sturdy fundamentals causing it to keep its Buy rating and $135 price target on the stock.

CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) will see a small near-term impact from Patriot Coal’s (NYSE:PCX) bankruptcy filing since it will probably be labeled a critical vendor, Jefferies predicts. The firm mentions CSX is listed in the filing as Patriot Coal’s sixth largest creditor. Jefferies maintains a Buy rating on the shares.

Liberty Media (LMCA): According to Canaccord, Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) share strength compared to Liberty Media’s makes Liberty’s investment case more compelling. A Sirius merger might also at a $7-$12 upside. Liberty shares have a Buy rating and a $101 price target.

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