All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 123 points (0.7%) at 18,349 as of Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,303 issues advancing vs. 681 declining with 114 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits up 1.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.8%. Top gainers within the sector include

Seagate Technology

(

STX

), up 22.4%,

NetSuite

(

N

), up 11.9%,

Western Digital

(

WDC

), up 6.0%,

Micron Technology

(

MU

), up 5.0% and

BT Group

(

BT

), up 4.9%.

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

3.

NTT DOCOMO

(

DCM

) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, NTT DOCOMO is down $0.54 (-1.9%) to $27.55 on average volume. Thus far, 100,391 shares of NTT DOCOMO exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 181,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.53-$27.66 after having opened the day at $27.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.09.

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NTT DOCOMO, INC. provides mobile telecommunications services in Japan. The company operates in three segments: Telecommunications Business, Smart Life Business, and Other Businesses. It purchase and sells smartphones/tablets, and data and other communications devices. NTT DOCOMO has a market cap of $105.9 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are up 37.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates NTT DOCOMO a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

NTT DOCOMO

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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

NTT DOCOMO Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone

(

NTT

) is down $0.86 (-1.8%) to $47.78 on average volume. Thus far, 166,276 shares of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 308,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.77-$48.00 after having opened the day at $47.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.64.

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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed and mobile voice related services, IP/packet communications services, telecommunication equipment, system integration, and other telecommunications-related services in Japan and internationally. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone has a market cap of $101.7 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are up 22.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Nippon Telegraph & Telephone a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone

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, solid stock price performance, 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

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

(

TSM

) is down $0.27 (-1.0%) to $26.93 on average volume. Thus far, 5.1 million shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.84-$27.29 after having opened the day at $27.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.20.

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging, testing, sale, and marketing of integrated circuits, color filters, and other semiconductor devices. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a market cap of $138.6 billion and is part of the electronics industry. Shares are up 19.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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

).