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 down 1.6%. By the end of trading, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone rose 17 cents (0.8%) to $20.90 on light volume. Throughout the day, 433,895 shares of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 632,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $20.87-$21 after having opened the day at $20.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.73. Other companies within the Technology sector that increased today were: Micronetics ( NOIZ), up 94.8%, BOS Better Online Solutions ( BOSC), up 24.8%, Helios & Matheson Information Technology In ( HMNY), up 23.2%, and Onstream Media Corporation ( ONSM), up 17.5%. 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 $50.84 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 9.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 17.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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.