3 Computer Software & Services Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 76 points (0.5%) at 16,332 as of Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,886 issues advancing vs. 1,057 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Salesforce.com ( CRM) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Salesforce.com is up $0.66 (1.2%) to $55.87 on average volume. Thus far, 3.9 million shares of Salesforce.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.29-$56.49 after having opened the day at $55.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.21.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $32.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 0.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 26 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Salesforce.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Salesforce.com Ratings Report now.

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