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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 69 points (-0.4%) at 17,966 as of Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,566 issues advancing vs. 1,391 declining with 190 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include

Fortinet

(

FTNT

), up 8.9%,

ServiceNow

(

NOW

), up 2.2%,

SAP SE

(

SAP

), up 2.1% and

Activision Blizzard

(

ATVI

), up 1.5%.

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 $1.53 (2.7%) to $58.82 on average volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Electronic Arts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.36-$59.03 after having opened the day at $57.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.29.

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Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $17.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 21.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 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 robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. We feel these 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 $0.34 (0.5%) to $67.24 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Salesforce.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.11-$67.94 after having opened the day at $67.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.90.

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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 $42.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 12.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 25 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 increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full

Salesforce.com Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Oracle Corporation

(

ORCL

) is up $0.29 (0.7%) to $43.61 on light volume. Thus far, 4.9 million shares of Oracle Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.42-$43.87 after having opened the day at $43.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.32.

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Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. Oracle Corporation has a market cap of $187.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 15 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 revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Oracle Corporation Ratings Report

now.

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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

).

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