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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 29.64 points (-0.2%) at 18,195 as of Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, 3:25 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,400 issues advancing vs. 1,601 declining with 167 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry as a whole closed the day down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.4%. Top gainers within the Computer Software & Services industry included Cover-All Technologies ( COVR), up 1.6%, CounterPath ( CPAH), up 2.1%, TigerLogic ( TIGR), up 5.4%, Sajan ( SAJA), up 6.3% and Formula Systems (1985 ( FORTY), up 1.8%.

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

Sajan ( SAJA) is one of the companies that pushed the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. Sajan was up $0.38 (6.3%) to $6.35 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2,980 shares of Sajan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $5.95-$6.39 after having opened the day at $5.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.97.

Sajan has a market cap of $27.7 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 5.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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At the close, CounterPath ( CPAH) was up $0.01 (2.1%) to $0.49 on light volume. Throughout the day, 275 shares of CounterPath exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 30,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.49-$0.52 after having opened the day at $0.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.48.

CounterPath has a market cap of $21.3 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 5.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Cover-All Technologies ( COVR) was another company that pushed the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. Cover-All Technologies was up $0.02 (1.6%) to $1.10 on average volume. Throughout the day, 8,416 shares of Cover-All Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.06-$1.10 after having opened the day at $1.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.08.

Cover-All Technologies Inc., through its subsidiary, Cover-All Systems, Inc., licenses and maintains software products for the property/casualty insurance industry in the United States and Puerto Rico. Cover-All Technologies has a market cap of $30.1 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 13.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Cover-All Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cover-All Technologies as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on COVR go as follows:

  • COVR's stock share price has done very poorly compared to where it was a year ago: Despite any rallies, the net result is that it is down by 25.51%, which is also worse that the performance of the S&P 500 Index. Investors have so far failed to pay much attention to the earnings improvements the company has managed to achieve over the last quarter. Naturally, the overall market trend is bound to be a significant factor. However, in one sense, the stock's sharp decline last year is a positive for future investors, making it cheaper (in proportion to its earnings over the past year) than most other stocks in its industry. But due to other concerns, we feel the stock is still not a good buy right now.
  • The company's current return on equity greatly increased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of significant strength within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Software industry and the overall market, COVER-ALL TECHNOLOGIES INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • 45.78% is the gross profit margin for COVER-ALL TECHNOLOGIES INC which we consider to be strong. Regardless of COVR's high profit margin, it has managed to decrease from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, COVR's net profit margin of 3.29% is significantly lower than the industry average.
  • COVR, with its decline in revenue, slightly underperformed the industry average of 8.0%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly dropped by 1.1%. The declining revenue has not hurt the company's bottom line, with increasing earnings per share.
  • COVR's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.18 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. Although the company had a strong debt-to-equity ratio, its quick ratio of 0.94 is somewhat weak and could be cause for future problems.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: Cover-All Technologies Ratings Report

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