Today's Top Performers In Computer Software & Services

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 54 points (0.3%) at 18,054 as of Thursday, June 11, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,776 issues advancing vs. 1,216 declining with 167 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Citrix Systems ( CTXS), up 6.8%, Qihoo 360 Technology ( QIHU), up 4.2% and Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS), up 2.7%.

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

3. Cerner ( CERN) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Cerner is up $0.84 (1.2%) to $68.01 on light volume. Thus far, 640,075 shares of Cerner exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.26-$68.09 after having opened the day at $67.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.17.

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Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports healthcare information technology, healthcare devices, hardware, and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers in the United States and internationally. Cerner has a market cap of $22.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 3.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 20 analysts who rate Cerner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cerner 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cerner Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Accenture ( ACN) is up $0.55 (0.6%) to $97.07 on light volume. Thus far, 624,160 shares of Accenture exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $96.55-$97.12 after having opened the day at $96.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $96.52.

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Accenture plc provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. Accenture has a market cap of $59.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 8.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Accenture a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Accenture 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Accenture Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Oracle Corporation ( ORCL) is up $0.30 (0.7%) to $44.24 on average volume. Thus far, 5.3 million shares of Oracle Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.03-$44.42 after having opened the day at $44.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.94.

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Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. Oracle Corporation has a market cap of $188.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 2.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 16 analysts who rate Oracle Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Oracle Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Oracle Corporation 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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