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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 6 points (0.0%) at 17,798 as of Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,309 issues advancing vs. 1,608 declining with 176 unchanged.

The Telecommunications industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was

TELUS

(

TU

), up 1.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS

(

TKC

), down 6.0%,

Telecom Italia SpA

(

TI

), down 1.5%,

NTT DoCoMo

(

DCM

), down 1.3%,

Telecom Italia SpA

(

TI.A

), down 1.2% and

BT Group

(

BT

), down 1.1%.

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

3.

SBA Communications

(

SBAC

) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry higher today. As of noon trading, SBA Communications is up $1.77 (1.7%) to $104.28 on light volume. Thus far, 393,331 shares of SBA Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $101.84-$104.34 after having opened the day at $102.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $102.51.

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SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications tower structures, rooftops, and other structures that support antennas used for wireless communications in the United States and its territories, Canada, Central America, and Brazil. SBA Communications has a market cap of $13.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate SBA Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

SBA Communications

as a

hold

. 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 deteriorating net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full

SBA Communications Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

T-Mobile US

(

TMUS

) is up $0.37 (1.0%) to $38.40 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.9 million shares of T-Mobile US exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.77-$38.69 after having opened the day at $38.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.03.

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T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. T-Mobile US has a market cap of $31.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 41.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 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

buy

. 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, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

T-Mobile US Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Qualcomm

(

QCOM

) is up $0.38 (0.8%) to $49.35 on light volume. Thus far, 4.9 million shares of Qualcomm exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.86-$49.73 after having opened the day at $49.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.96.

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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 $74.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 34.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Qualcomm a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Qualcomm

as a

hold

. 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 and good cash flow from operations. 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

).