Nippon Telegraph & Telephone ( NTT) pushed the Technology sector higher today making it today's featured technology winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone rose 11 cents (0.5%) to $21.40 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 1.8 million shares of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 600,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $21.28-$21.45 after having opened the day at $21.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.29. Other companies within the Technology sector that increased today were: Microvision ( MVIS), up 38.7%, Elephant Talk Communications ( ETAK), up 29.3%, Deltathree ( DDDC), up 25%, and Ambient Corporation ( AMBT), up 23.6%. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services to residential and corporate customers in Japan. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone has a market cap of $52.25 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 9.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate 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 hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its growth in earnings per share. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.