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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 0 points (0.0%) at 16,493 as of Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,626 issues advancing vs. 1,319 declining with 181 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

PTC

(

PTC

), down 2.1%,

SS&C Technologies Holdings

(

SSNC

), down 1.4%,

Wipro

(

WIT

), down 0.9% and

CA

(

CA

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

Fortinet

(

FTNT

), up 1.3%,

IMS Health Holdings

(

IMS

), up 1.2%,

CDW

(

CDW

), up 1.1%,

VeriSign

(

VRSN

), up 1.0% and

Sabre Corporation

(

SABR

), up 1.0%.

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

3.

Splunk

(

SPLK

) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Splunk is down $0.99 (-1.6%) to $59.96 on average volume. Thus far, 887,536 shares of Splunk exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.52-$61.87 after having opened the day at $61.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.95.

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Splunk, Inc. provides software products that enable organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. The company's products enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor, and analyze data regardless of format or source users. Splunk has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 3.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 23 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Splunk

as a

sell

. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Splunk Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Qihoo 360 Technology

(

QIHU

) is down $0.92 (-2.0%) to $46.11 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Qihoo 360 Technology exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.97-$47.91 after having opened the day at $47.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.03.

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Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides Internet services in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through Internet Services and Others segments. Qihoo 360 Technology has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.2. Shares are down 17.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Qihoo 360 Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Qihoo 360 Technology

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Qihoo 360 Technology Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Salesforce.com

(

CRM

) is down $0.60 (-0.8%) to $70.16 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Salesforce.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.31-$71.33 after having opened the day at $71.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.76.

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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 $44.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 19.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 26 analysts that rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Salesforce.com

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Salesforce.com 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

).