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Technology Stocks On The Rise With Help From 5 Stocks

Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 44 points (-0.3%) at 15,417 as of Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,253 issues advancing vs. 1,644 declining with 132 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Infosys ( INFY), up 5.2%, Salesforce.com ( CRM), up 1.8%, Automatic Data Processing ( ADP), up 1.5%, EMC Corporation ( EMC), up 1.4% and Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Telecom Italia SpA ( TI.A), down 6.4%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), down 6.3%, China Telecom ( CHA), down 2.7%, Activision Blizzard ( ATVI), down 2.1% and Nokia Oyj ( NOK), down 2.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

5. WebMD Health Corporation ( WBMD) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, WebMD Health Corporation is up $7.03 (26.1%) to $33.99 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of WebMD Health Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 492,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.02-$35.28 after having opened the day at $33.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.96.

WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications in the United States. WebMD Health Corporation has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are up 84.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate WebMD Health Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates WebMD Health Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full WebMD Health Corporation Ratings Report now.

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