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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 9 points (0.1%) at 16,815 as of Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, 1:15 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,104 issues advancing vs. 1,869 declining with 180 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Qihoo 360 Technology

(

QIHU

), down 2.9%,

Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk

(

TLK

), down 2.5%,

Tim Participacoes

(

TSU

), down 2.3%,

Telecom Italia SpA

(

TI

), down 1.5% and

Salesforce.com

(

CRM

), down 0.9%. Top gainers within the sector include

Micron Technology

(

MU

), up 3.7%,

SK Telecom

(

SKM

), up 3.0%,

Juniper Networks

(

JNPR

), up 3.0%,

Yahoo

(

YHOO

), up 2.1% and

Cerner

(

CERN

), up 1.7%.

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

3.

T-Mobile US

(

TheStreet Recommends

TMUS

) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, T-Mobile US is down $0.33 (-1.2%) to $27.79 on light volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of T-Mobile US exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.72-$28.12 after having opened the day at $28.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.12.

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T-Mobile US, Inc. provides mobile communications services under the T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and GoSmart brands in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It offers postpaid and prepaid wireless voice, messaging and data services, and wholesale wireless services. T-Mobile US has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 16.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate T-Mobile US a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

T-Mobile US

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and robust revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full

T-Mobile US Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Palo Alto Networks

(

PANW

) is down $5.29 (-4.9%) to $102.77 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Palo Alto Networks exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $100.10-$103.90 after having opened the day at $100.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $108.06.

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Palo Alto Networks, Inc. provides enterprise security platform to enterprises, service providers, and government entities worldwide. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are up 88.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 20 analysts that rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Palo Alto Networks

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Palo Alto Networks Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

LinkedIn

(

LNKD

) is down $2.30 (-1.1%) to $199.80 on light volume. Thus far, 495,791 shares of LinkedIn exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $198.50-$202.31 after having opened the day at $201.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $202.10.

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LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. LinkedIn has a market cap of $21.6 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are down 6.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 19 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

LinkedIn

as a

hold

. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

LinkedIn 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 technology sector could consider

Technology Select Sector SPDR

(

XLK

) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Technology

(

REW

).

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