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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 97 points (0.6%) at 17,481 as of Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 12:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,800 issues advancing vs. 1,144 declining with 202 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include Activision Blizzard ( ATVI), up 2.9%, Thomson Reuters ( TRI), up 1.6%, Nielsen ( NLSN), up 1.5%, Automatic Data Processing ( ADP), up 1.3% and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL), up 0.9%.

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

3. Infosys ( INFY) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Infosys is up $0.34 (0.5%) to $67.37 on light volume. Thus far, 384,475 shares of Infosys exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.86-$68.13 after having opened the day at $67.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.03.

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Infosys Limited provides business consulting, technology, engineering, and outsourcing services worldwide. Infosys has a market cap of $38.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 18.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Infosys a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Infosys 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, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins 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 Infosys Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Intuit ( INTU) is up $0.60 (0.7%) to $89.05 on light volume. Thus far, 464,015 shares of Intuit exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $88.21-$89.12 after having opened the day at $88.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $88.45.

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Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, and accounting professionals in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, and Singapore. Intuit has a market cap of $25.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 15.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Intuit a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Intuit 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Intuit Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Cognizant Technology Solutions ( CTSH) is up $3.12 (6.4%) to $51.61 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.1 million shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.45-$51.62 after having opened the day at $51.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.49.

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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 $29.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 4.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who 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, reasonable valuation levels, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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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