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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 7 points (0.0%) at 17,620 as of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,391 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include 3D Systems ( DDD), down 4.6%, AthenaHealth ( ATHN), down 1.9%, CA ( CA), down 1.0%, Wipro ( WIT), down 0.7% and Nielsen ( NLSN), down 0.5%.

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

3. Qihoo 360 Technology ( QIHU) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Qihoo 360 Technology is down $1.80 (-2.4%) to $72.20 on light volume. Thus far, 783,608 shares of Qihoo 360 Technology exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.11-$73.97 after having opened the day at $73.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.00.

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Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. provides Internet and mobile security products and services in the People's Republic of China. Qihoo 360 Technology has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 9.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Qihoo 360 Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Qihoo 360 Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Qihoo 360 Technology Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cognizant Technology Solutions ( CTSH) is down $0.49 (-0.9%) to $53.16 on average volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.89-$53.44 after having opened the day at $53.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.65.

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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 $32.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 6.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance 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 Cognizant Technology Solutions Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Salesforce.com ( CRM) is down $0.59 (-0.9%) to $63.86 on light volume. Thus far, 856,349 shares of Salesforce.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.45-$64.74 after having opened the day at $64.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.45.

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salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $39.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 16.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 23 analysts that rate Salesforce.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Salesforce.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Salesforce.com 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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