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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 34 points (0.2%) at 16,585 as of Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,493 issues advancing vs. 1,448 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Sap ( SAP), up 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include Computer ( CSC), up 9.9%, AthenaHealth ( ATHN), up 5.4%, Electronic Arts ( EA), up 2.2%, Qihoo 360 Technology ( QIHU), up 1.8% and Salesforce.com ( CRM), up 0.5%.

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

3. Pros Holdings ( PRO) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Pros Holdings is down $4.89 (-18.8%) to $21.13 on heavy volume. Thus far, 934,840 shares of Pros Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 156,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.00-$22.19 after having opened the day at $21.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.02.

PROS Holdings, Inc. provides big data software applications worldwide. Pros Holdings has a market cap of $778.5 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 34.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Pros Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Pros Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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 Pros Holdings Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, CA ( CA) is down $0.41 (-1.4%) to $29.33 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of CA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.05-$29.76 after having opened the day at $29.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.74.

CA Technologies, together with its subsidiaries, provides enterprise information technology (IT) management software and solutions that help customers manage and secure IT environments in the United States and internationally. CA has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 11.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates CA a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CA as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full CA Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Cognizant Technology Solutions ( CTSH) is down $0.58 (-1.2%) to $47.42 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.33-$48.13 after having opened the day at $47.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.00.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a market cap of $28.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 4.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Cognizant Technology Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cognizant Technology Solutions as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the computer software & services industry could consider iShares S&P NA Tech Software Idx ( IGV) while those bearish on the computer software & services industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Technology ( REW).

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