Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 4 points (0.0%) at 15,077 as of Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 933 issues advancing vs. 2,036 declining with 90 unchanged. The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include 3D Systems Corporation ( DDD), up 2.2%, Cerner Corporation ( CERN), up 1.3% and Citrix Systems ( CTXS), up 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was NCR Corporation ( NCR), up 1.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. AutoNavi Holdings ( AMAP) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, AutoNavi Holdings is up $2.19 (15.1%) to $16.72 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of AutoNavi Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 338,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.79-$16.91 after having opened the day at $14.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.53. AutoNavi Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides digital map content, and navigation and location-based solutions in China. AutoNavi Holdings has a market cap of $940.4 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 28.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate AutoNavi Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates AutoNavi Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full AutoNavi Holdings Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.
Shares of AutoNavi Holdings (AMAP) are higher after it was announced that the Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm agreed to be acquired by e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding in a deal valuing the company at about $1.5 billion.