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Software Stocks in the S&P 500 Index

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Software Stocks in the S&P 500 Index

The companies on this list are software companies in the S&P 500 index. These companies are all part of the S&P 500 Technology Sector.

Additional software companies can be located in the following sections:

Large-Cap Software

Mid-Cap Software

Small-Cap Software

Micro-Cap Software

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) (Mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, portable digital music players; networking solutions; software platforms include iOS, OS X and watchOS; third-party digital content and applications; brands include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, iTunes)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) (Mega-cap technology company: operating segments include Devices and Consumer Licensing, Computing and Gaming Hardware, Phone Hardware, Devices and Consumer Other, Commercial Licensing and Commercial Other)


Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) (Broad portfolio of products: reportable segments include digital marketing, digital media and print and publishing)

Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) (3D design, engineering and entertainment software: reportable operating segments include (1) architecture, engineering and construction, (2) platform solutions and emerging business, (3) manufacturing and (4) media and entertainment)

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS) (Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools and semiconductor IP)

Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) (Workspace Services and Delivery Networking products; Communications Cloud, Documents Cloud and Workflow Cloud products)

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) (Operating segments include: cloud infrastructure as a service, new software licenses and cloud software subscriptions, software license updates and product support, hardware systems products, hardware systems support) Inc. (CRM) (Enterprise cloud computing solutions: customer relationship management)

Software: Engineering 

ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS) (Engineering simulation software)

Software: Financial Services

Intuit Inc. (INTU) (Brands include QuickBooks, TurboTax, Quicken and Mint; operating segments include Small Business, Consumer Tax and Professional Tax)

Software: IT Management

CA Inc. (CA) (IT management software and related services)

Software: Open Source Model

Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) (Open source software development model: cloud computing, middleware, operating systems, storage, virtualization)

Software: Video and Mobile Games

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) (Call of Duty, Destiny, Diablo, Guitar Hero, Hearthstone, Skylanders, StarCraft and World of Warcraft)

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) (Dragon Age, EA Sports (multiple brands), Madden, Plants vs. Zombies and The Sims)

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) (Video and mobile games: Brands include BioShock, Borderlands,  Grand Theft Auto, Midnight Club, NBA 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K franchise and XCOM)

Software: Workplace and Work Management Software

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) (Cloud-based solutions and services: human capital management, human resources, payroll services, recruiting, talent management, benefits administration, time and attendance management)

Medical Software

Cerner Corporation (CERN) (Software: Healthcare information technology: cloud-based platform; clinical, financial and management information systems)