5 Stocks Pushing The Computer Software & Services Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 82 points (-0.5%) at 15,473 as of Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:49 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,028 issues advancing vs. 1,878 declining with 105 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. A company within the industry that fell today was SolarWinds ( SWI), up 22.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Cerner Corporation ( CERN) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Cerner Corporation is down $1.41 (-2.8%) to $48.22 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Cerner Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.93-$49.74 after having opened the day at $49.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.63.

Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports healthcare information technology, healthcare devices, hardware, and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers worldwide. Cerner Corporation has a market cap of $17.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 27.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Cerner Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cerner Corporation 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, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Cerner Corporation Ratings Report now.

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