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 All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 84 points (0.6%) at 15,176 as of Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,014 issues advancing vs. 928 declining with 109 unchanged. The Telecommunications industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Nokia Oyj ( NOK), down 5.73, Portugal Telecom ( PT), down 5.14, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI.A), down 2.22 and America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMOV), down 0.85. Top gainers within the industry include China Telecom ( CHA), up 1.9%, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone ( NTT), up 1.4%, BT Group ( BT), up 1.3% and American Tower ( AMT), up 0.9%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Siemens ( SI) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry lower today. As of noon trading, Siemens is down $0.67 (-0.6%) to $105.58 on light volume Thus far, 105,890 shares of Siemens exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 343,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $105.22-$105.75 after having opened the day at $105.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $106.25. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, an electronics and electrical engineering company, operates in the energy, healthcare, industry, and infrastructure and cities sectors worldwide. Siemens has a market cap of $90.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. TheStreet Ratings rates Siemens as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Siemens 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.