Thomson Reuters Corporation (TRI): Today's Featured Computer Software & Services Loser

Thomson Reuters Corporation ( TRI) pushed the Computer Software & Services industry lower today making it today's featured Computer Software & Services loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.2%. By the end of trading, Thomson Reuters Corporation fell 54 cents (-1.8%) to $28.94 on light volume. Throughout the day, 896,882 shares of Thomson Reuters Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $28.94-$29.32 after having opened the day at $29.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.48. Other company's within the Computer Software & Services industry that declined today were: NQ Mobile ( NQ), down 12.7%, Callidus Software ( CALD), down 8.9%, Velti ( VELT), down 8%, and EPAM Systems ( EPAM), down 7.7%.

Thomson Reuters Corporation provides intelligent information for businesses and professionals worldwide. Thomson Reuters Corporation has a market cap of $24.47 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are five analysts that rate Thomson Reuters Corporation a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Thomson Reuters Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, BMC Software ( BMC), up 8.7%, Convergys Corporation ( CVG), up 5.3%, Image Sensing Systems ( ISNS), up 5.1%, and Bridgeline Digital ( BLIN), up 4.9%, were all gainers within the computer software & services industry with Parametric Technology Corporation ( PMTC) being today's featured computer software & services industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, 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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