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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 16,398 as of Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,332 issues advancing vs. 1,639 declining with 143 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that fell today was

Nielsen Holdings

(

NLSN

), up 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include

VMWare

(

VMW

), up 1.5%,

ServiceNow

(

NOW

), up 0.8% and

Wipro

(

WIT

), up 0.9%.

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

3.

Red Hat

(

RHT

) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Red Hat is down $0.57 (-0.8%) to $69.80 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Red Hat exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.88-$70.64 after having opened the day at $70.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.37.

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Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to enterprise customers worldwide. It develops and offers operating system, virtualization, middleware, storage, and cloud technologies. Red Hat has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 67.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.5. Shares are up 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Red Hat a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Red Hat

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

Red Hat Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

F5 Networks

(

FFIV

) is down $1.20 (-1.0%) to $118.54 on average volume. Thus far, 596,567 shares of F5 Networks exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 924,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $117.04-$119.45 after having opened the day at $119.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $119.74.

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F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. F5 Networks has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.5. Shares are down 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate F5 Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

F5 Networks

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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

F5 Networks Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

FireEye

(

FEYE

) is down $0.61 (-1.6%) to $37.50 on average volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of FireEye exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.80-$38.13 after having opened the day at $37.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.11.

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FireEye, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cybersecurity solutions for detecting, preventing, and resolving cyber-attacks. FireEye has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 20.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate FireEye a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

FireEye

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

FireEye 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

).