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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 16,140 as of Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,063 issues advancing vs. 873 declining with 164 unchanged. The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include 3D Systems Corporation ( DDD), up 6.3%, Cornerstone OnDemand ( CSOD), up 4.9%, Concur Technologies ( CNQR), up 3.7%, MSCI ( MSCI), up 2.8% and Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC), up 2.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Nielsen Holdings ( NLSN) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Nielsen Holdings is up $0.74 (1.6%) to $46.17 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Nielsen Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.52-$46.40 after having opened the day at $45.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.43. Nielsen Holdings N.V., an information and measurement company, provides media and marketing information, analytics, and industry expertise about what consumers buy and watch on a global and local basis. Nielsen Holdings has a market cap of $17.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 1.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Nielsen Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Nielsen Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance 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 Nielsen 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.