All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 86 points (-0.5%) at 18,509 as of Thursday, July 21, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,295 issues advancing vs. 1,607 declining with 160 unchanged.

The Computer Software & Services industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Monotype Imaging Holdings ( TYPE), down 23.7%, ServiceNow ( NOW), down 2.0%, Workday ( WDAY), down 1.8%, Red Hat ( RHT), down 1.7% and Check Point Software Technologies ( CHKP), down 1.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was VMware ( VMW), up 1.1%.

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

3. Cognizant Technology Solutions ( CTSH) is one of the companies pushing the Computer Software & Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Cognizant Technology Solutions is down $0.32 (-0.6%) to $58.40 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.32-$58.83 after having opened the day at $58.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.72.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a market cap of $34.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Cognizant Technology Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate 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, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Adobe Systems ( ADBE) is down $1.81 (-1.8%) to $96.59 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Adobe Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $96.51-$98.42 after having opened the day at $98.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $98.40.

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Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. Its Digital Media segment provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, small and medium businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and monetize their digital content. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $48.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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 robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Adobe Systems Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Electronic Arts ( EA) is down $1.61 (-2.1%) to $75.09 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.9 million shares of Electronic Arts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $74.57-$76.93 after having opened the day at $76.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.70.

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Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $23.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 11.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Electronic Arts 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report now.

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