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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 5 points (0.0%) at 17,667 as of Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,760 issues advancing vs. 1,190 declining with 185 unchanged.

The Telecommunications industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include

Telefonica

(

TEF

), up 1.8%,

American Tower

(

AMT

), up 0.8% and

NTT DoCoMo

(

DCM

), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

China Unicom (Hong Kong

(

CHU

), down 0.6%,

China Telecom

(

CHA

), down 0.7% and

BT Group

(

BT

), down 0.5%.

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

3.

T-Mobile US

(

TMUS

) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry higher today. As of noon trading, T-Mobile US is up $0.35 (1.2%) to $30.51 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of T-Mobile US exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.00-$30.62 after having opened the day at $30.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.16.

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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 $24.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 11.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate T-Mobile US a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

T-Mobile US

as a

hold

TheStreet Recommends

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

T-Mobile US Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Crown Castle International

(

CCI

) is up $0.96 (1.1%) to $87.79 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Crown Castle International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.28-$87.84 after having opened the day at $86.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.83.

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Crown Castle International Corp., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and leases shared wireless infrastructure in the United States and Australia. Crown Castle International has a market cap of $28.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 10.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Crown Castle International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Crown Castle International

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Crown Castle International Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Qualcomm

(

QCOM

) is up $0.52 (0.7%) to $72.70 on light volume. Thus far, 3.4 million shares of Qualcomm exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.72-$72.78 after having opened the day at $72.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.18.

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QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. Qualcomm has a market cap of $119.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 2.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Qualcomm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Qualcomm

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. 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

).

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