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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 36 points (0.2%) at 17,921 as of Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,428 issues advancing vs. 1,574 declining with 144 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include Endurance International Group Holdings ( EIGI), up 8.6%, VeriSign ( VRSN), up 7.4% and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL), up 0.7%. A company within the industry that fell today was SAP SE ( SAP), up 2.3%.

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

3. Autodesk ( ADSK) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Autodesk is up $1.21 (2.1%) to $57.44 on light volume. Thus far, 401,250 shares of Autodesk exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.29-$57.54 after having opened the day at $56.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.23.

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Autodesk, Inc. develops and distributes design software. Autodesk has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 6.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Autodesk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Autodesk as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Autodesk Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Qihoo 360 Technology ( QIHU) is up $1.48 (2.4%) to $62.68 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Qihoo 360 Technology exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.09-$63.47 after having opened the day at $61.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.20.

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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 $7.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 6.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Qihoo 360 Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Qihoo 360 Technology as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Qihoo 360 Technology Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Adobe Systems ( ADBE) is up $0.42 (0.6%) to $73.52 on light volume. Thus far, 520,348 shares of Adobe Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.83-$73.59 after having opened the day at $73.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.10.

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Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $36.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 0.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Adobe Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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 Adobe Systems 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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