All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 35 points (-0.2%) at 17,589 as of Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 752 issues advancing vs. 2,254 declining with 128 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits down 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

MicroStrategy

(

MSTR

), down 11.4%,

NCR

(

NCR

), down 5.2%,

International Business Machines

(

IBM

), down 1.4% and

Thomson Reuters

(

TRI

), down 1.1%.

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

3.

Check Point Software Technologies

(

CHKP

) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Check Point Software Technologies is up $1.22 (1.5%) to $82.20 on average volume. Thus far, 720,343 shares of Check Point Software Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.52-$82.22 after having opened the day at $80.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.98.

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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of software, combined hardware, and software products and services for information technology (IT) security worldwide. Check Point Software Technologies has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 15 analysts who rate Check Point Software Technologies a buy, no analysts rate 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

Check Point Software Technologies Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Cerner

(

CERN

) is up $1.51 (2.3%) to $66.50 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Cerner exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.36-$66.87 after having opened the day at $64.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.99.

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Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports healthcare information technology, healthcare devices, hardware, and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers in the United States and internationally. Cerner has a market cap of $22.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 22 analysts who rate Cerner a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Cerner

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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Cerner Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Electronic Arts

(

EA

) is up $1.23 (1.7%) to $75.31 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 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 $73.70-$75.58 after having opened the day at $73.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.08.

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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 $23.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 59.4% 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 4 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 solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, 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 shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Electronic Arts 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

).