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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 25 points (-0.1%) at 16,936 as of Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,030 issues advancing vs. 1,900 declining with 205 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Qihoo 360 Technology

(

QIHU

), up 3.9%.

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

3.

Electronic Arts

(

EA

) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Electronic Arts is down $0.69 (-1.9%) to $35.35 on average volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Electronic Arts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.34-$36.04 after having opened the day at $36.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.04.

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 $11.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 57.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Electronic Arts Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Salesforce.com

(

CRM

) is down $0.90 (-1.6%) to $53.99 on light volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Salesforce.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.86-$55.20 after having opened the day at $54.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.89.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $33.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 24 analysts that rate Salesforce.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

Salesforce.com Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Microsoft

(

MSFT

) is down $0.34 (-0.8%) to $44.16 on average volume. Thus far, 12.2 million shares of Microsoft exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 29.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.02-$44.51 after having opened the day at $44.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.50.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices. Its Windows division offers Windows operating system; Windows Services suite of applications and Web services, including Outlook.com and SkyDrive; Surface RT and Pro devices; and PC accessories. Microsoft has a market cap of $366.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 18.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Microsoft a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Microsoft

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, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Microsoft 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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