Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 15,467 as of Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,986 issues advancing vs. 913 declining with 127 unchanged. The Telecommunications industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include American Tower ( AMT), down 1.1%, BT Group ( BT), down 0.9% and NTT DoCoMo ( DCM), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include Qualcomm ( QCOM), up 1.1%, Siemens ( SI), up 0.7% and America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMOV), up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. KT Corporation ( KT) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry lower today. As of noon trading, KT Corporation is down $0.55 (-3.5%) to $15.02 on average volume. Thus far, 332,573 shares of KT Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 498,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.98-$15.17 after having opened the day at $15.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.57. KT Corporation provides telecommunication services in Korea. KT Corporation has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 7.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate KT Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates KT Corporation as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and disappointing return on equity. Get the full KT Corporation 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.