EA, CRM And MSFT, 3 Computer Software & Services Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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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 Computer Software & Services industry currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was Qihoo 360 Technology ( QIHU), up 3.9%.

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

3. Electronic Arts ( EA) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Electronic Arts is down $0.69 (-1.9%) to $35.35 on average volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Electronic Arts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.34-$36.04 after having opened the day at $36.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.04.

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 $11.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 57.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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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