The Mountain View-based Intuit Inc. (INTU), the company behind TurboTax software, is trending up more than 3 percent in early trading this morning. Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM), Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) and The Gap, Inc. (GPS) are also trending up this morning, more than 2 percent per share.
Overall, the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index has been up and down already this morning but is trending up.
In other stock news, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) will buy data center consulting company EYP Mission Critical Facilities Inc., according to the Associated Press. Also, VMware, Inc. (VMW) released an update to its VMware Fusion software, according to a release.