3 Technology Stocks Pushing Sector Growth

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 25 points (-0.1%) at 16,936 as of Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,030 issues advancing vs. 1,900 declining with 205 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include Qihoo 360 Technology ( QIHU), up 3.9%, Roper Industries ( ROP), up 3.0%, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), up 2.5%, China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU), up 2.3% and Apple ( AAPL), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Micron Technology ( MU), down 4.1%, Salesforce.com ( CRM), down 1.6%, NXP Semiconductors ( NXPI), down 1.6%, Wipro ( WIT), down 0.9% and Emerson Electric ( EMR), down 0.9%.

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

3. Trulia ( TRLA) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, Trulia is up $7.28 (12.9%) to $63.63 on heavy volume. Thus far, 9.6 million shares of Trulia exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.57-$64.10 after having opened the day at $63.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.35.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. Trulia has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are up 59.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Trulia a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Trulia as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report now.

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