Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 152 points (-0.9%) at 17,265 as of Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 886 issues advancing vs. 2,130 declining with 126 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits down 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Intel

(

INTC

), down 2.3%,

Accenture

(

ACN

), down 1.7%,

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

(

TSM

), down 1.7%,

Telefonica

(

TEF

), down 1.7% and

Oracle Corporation

(

ORCL

), down 1.6%.

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

3.

AT&T

(

T

) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, AT&T is up $0.20 (0.6%) to $33.16 on average volume. Thus far, 13.9 million shares of AT&T exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 24.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.72-$33.25 after having opened the day at $32.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.96.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers and businesses in the United States and internationally. AT&T has a market cap of $169.5 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate AT&T a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

AT&T

as a

hold

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

AT&T Ratings Report

TheStreet Recommends

now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

2. As of noon trading,

Google

(

GOOGL

) is up $20.38 (4.0%) to $533.61 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Google exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $518.18-$535.17 after having opened the day at $519.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $513.23.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information. Google has a market cap of $145.9 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are down 3.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 23 analysts who rate Google a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Google

as a

buy

. 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Google Ratings Report

now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

1. As of noon trading,

Amazon.com

(

AMZN

) is up $37.74 (12.1%) to $349.52 on heavy volume. Thus far, 12.8 million shares of Amazon.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $340.74-$350.15 after having opened the day at $346.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $311.78.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. Amazon.com has a market cap of $140.7 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 0.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Amazon.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Amazon.com

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

Amazon.com Ratings Report

now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

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

).

null