3 Computer Software & Services Stocks Driving The Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 16,929 as of Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 966 issues advancing vs. 1,989 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was Cognizant Technology Solutions ( CTSH), up 4.0%.

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

3. Electronic Arts ( EA) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Electronic Arts is up $0.68 (1.9%) to $35.59 on average volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Electronic Arts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.87-$35.72 after having opened the day at $34.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.91.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $11.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 52.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Electronic Arts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report now.

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