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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 135 points (0.8%) at 17,576 as of Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,150 issues advancing vs. 862 declining with 147 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include

MicroStrategy

(

MSTR

), up 14.0%,

Cadence Design Systems

(

CDNS

), up 10.7%,

Nielsen

(

NLSN

), up 5.0%,

VeriSign

(

VRSN

), up 2.6% and

ServiceNow

(

NOW

), up 2.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3.

Electronic Arts

(

EA

) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Electronic Arts is up $0.47 (0.7%) to $71.69 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Electronic Arts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.15-$72.49 after having opened the day at $72.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.22.

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Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and online services for video game consoles, Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. The company operates through EA Studios, EA Mobile, and Maxis divisions. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $22.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 51.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Electronic Arts

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Electronic Arts Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Salesforce.com

(

CRM

) is up $0.69 (0.9%) to $73.15 on light volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Salesforce.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.75-$73.49 after having opened the day at $72.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.46.

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salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $48.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 22.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 26 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Salesforce.com

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full

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1. As of noon trading,

Oracle Corporation

(

ORCL

) is up $0.30 (0.8%) to $38.81 on light volume. Thus far, 4.4 million shares of Oracle Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.44-$38.82 after having opened the day at $38.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.51.

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Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. Oracle Corporation has a market cap of $169.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 14.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Oracle Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Oracle Corporation

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Oracle Corporation Ratings Report

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the computer software & services industry could consider

iShares S&P NA Tech Software Idx

(

IGV

) while those bearish on the computer software & services industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Technology

(

REW

).