All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 32 points (0.2%) at 17,861 as of Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,933 issues advancing vs. 985 declining with 172 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone

(

NTT

), down 1.1%, and

NTT DOCOMO

(

DCM

), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the sector include

JD.com

(

JD

), up 3.5%,

Yahoo

(

YHOO

), up 2.6%,

China Telecom

(

CHA

), up 1.8%,

Alphabet

(

GOOG

), up 1.2% and

Infosys

(

INFY

), up 1.1%.

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

3.

Check Point Software Technologies

(

CHKP

) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, Check Point Software Technologies is down $2.16 (-2.5%) to $83.65 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Check Point Software Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $83.33-$84.55 after having opened the day at $84.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $85.81.

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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. offers software and combined hardware products and services for IT security worldwide. The company offers a portfolio of network security, endpoint security, data security, and management solutions. Check Point Software Technologies has a market cap of $15.0 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are up 5.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Check Point Software Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Check Point Software Technologies

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, 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

Check Point Software Technologies Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Workday

(

WDAY

) is down $2.60 (-3.3%) to $75.40 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Workday exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.60-$76.40 after having opened the day at $75.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.00.

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Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources in the United States and internationally. It offers applications for customers to manage critical business functions that enable them to optimize their financial and human capital resources. Workday has a market cap of $15.2 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 21 analysts that rate Workday a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Workday

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

Workday Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Palo Alto Networks

(

PANW

) is down $18.45 (-12.4%) to $129.73 on heavy volume. Thus far, 8.1 million shares of Palo Alto Networks exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $128.25-$135.25 after having opened the day at $133.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $148.18.

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Palo Alto Networks, Inc. provides enterprise security platform to enterprises, service providers, and government entities worldwide. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $12.9 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are down 15.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 26 analysts that rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Palo Alto Networks

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Palo Alto Networks 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 technology sector could consider

Technology Select Sector SPDR

(

XLK

) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Technology

(

REW

).