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 81 points (0.5%) at 15,076 as of Thursday, June 13, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,136 issues advancing vs. 827 declining with 99 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Nippon Telegraph & Telephone ( NTT), down 1.43, Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT), down 0.89, Siemens ( SI), down 0.78, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM), down 0.65 and Telefonica ( TEF), down 0.52. Top gainers within the sector include TELUS ( TU), up 3.8%, Tim Holding Company ( TSU), up 3.0%, Altera ( ALTR), up 2.8%, Rogers Communications ( RCI), up 2.3% and Activision Blizzard ( ATVI), up 1.8%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 4. Philippine Long Distance Telephone ( PHI) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, Philippine Long Distance Telephone is down $1.45 (-2.1%) to $65.96 on average volume Thus far, 48,681 shares of Philippine Long Distance Telephone exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 126,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.32-$66.02 after having opened the day at $65.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.41. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company provides telecommunication services in the Philippines. Philippine Long Distance Telephone has a market cap of $14.7 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Philippine Long Distance Telephone a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Philippine Long Distance Telephone as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Philippine Long Distance Telephone Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.