All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 78 points (-0.5%) at 16,015 as of Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 648 issues advancing vs. 2,316 declining with 132 unchanged.

The Telecommunications industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Telecom Italia SpA

(

TI.A

), down 3.8%,

Telecom Italia SpA

(

TI

), down 3.0%,

America Movil SAB de CV

(

AMOV

), down 1.4% and

NTT DoCoMo

(

DCM

), down 0.7%.

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

3.

Telefonica

(

TEF

) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry lower today. As of noon trading, Telefonica is down $0.10 (-1.0%) to $10.18 on light volume. Thus far, 675,529 shares of Telefonica exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.11-$10.24 after having opened the day at $10.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.28.

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Telefonica, S.A. provides fixed and mobile communication services primarily in Europe and Latin America. The company offers mobile voice, value added, mobile data and Internet, wholesale, corporate, roaming, fixed wireless, and trunking and paging services. Telefonica has a market cap of $47.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 7.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Telefonica a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Telefonica

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full

Telefonica Ratings Report

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2. As of noon trading,

America Movil SAB de CV

(

AMX

) is down $0.24 (-1.9%) to $12.74 on light volume. Thus far, 531,947 shares of America Movil SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.67-$13.04 after having opened the day at $12.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.98.

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America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services in Mexico and internationally. It offers mobile and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, domestic, and international long-distance services, as well as network interconnection and public telephony services. America Movil SAB de CV has a market cap of $41.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 7.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate America Movil SAB de CV a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

America Movil SAB de CV

as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full

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now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Qualcomm

(

QCOM

) is down $0.26 (-0.5%) to $47.81 on light volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Qualcomm exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.52-$48.39 after having opened the day at $48.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.07.

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QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. Qualcomm has a market cap of $70.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 3.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Qualcomm a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Qualcomm

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full

Qualcomm 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 telecommunications industry could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Telecom

(

IYZ

) while those bearish on the telecommunications industry could consider

ProShares Ult Sht Telecommunication

(

TLL

).