4 Computer Software & Services Stocks Nudging The Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 21 points (0.1%) at 16,093 as of Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,560 issues advancing vs. 1,331 declining with 131 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Salesforce.com ( CRM), up 0.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

4. ServiceNow ( NOW) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, ServiceNow is up $1.74 (3.3%) to $54.34 on average volume. Thus far, 649,520 shares of ServiceNow exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.64-$54.49 after having opened the day at $53.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.61.

ServiceNow, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based services to automate enterprise IT operations primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. ServiceNow has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 84.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate ServiceNow a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ServiceNow as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full ServiceNow Ratings Report now.

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