Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model 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 15,100 as of Thursday, May 9, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,176 issues advancing vs. 1,742 declining with 136 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits down 0.43 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.21. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Rackspace Hosting ( RAX), down 26.26, SS&C Technologies Holdings ( SSNC), down 9.33, Activision Blizzard ( ATVI), down 7.48, Konami Corporation ( KNM), down 6.88 and Adobe Systems ( ADBE), down 3.41. Top gainers within the sector include Research in Motion ( RIMM), up 3.0%, Research in Motion ( BBRY), up 3.0%, Micron Technology ( MU), up 2.9%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), up 3.1% and Xerox Corporation ( XRX), up 2.1%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Windstream ( WIN) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, Windstream is down $0.39 (-4.6%) to $8.13 on heavy volume Thus far, 22.0 million shares of Windstream exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $7.89-$8.20 after having opened the day at $8.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.52. Windstream Corporation provides communications and technology solutions in the United States. The company offers managed services and cloud computing services to businesses, as well as broadband, voice, and video services to consumers primarily in rural markets. Windstream has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Windstream as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Windstream Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.