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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 57 points (-0.4%) at 15,601 as of Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,233 issues advancing vs. 1,686 declining with 120 unchanged. The Telecommunications industry currently sits up 8.8% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Voltari ( VLTC), up 1539.7%, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone ( NTT), up 0.8%, BCE ( BCE), up 0.7% and NTT DoCoMo ( DCM), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), down 2.6%, and Qualcomm ( QCOM), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Mobile Telesystems OJSC ( MBT) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry higher today. As of noon trading, Mobile Telesystems OJSC is up $0.26 (1.3%) to $20.01 on light volume. Thus far, 445,908 shares of Mobile Telesystems OJSC exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.72-$20.06 after having opened the day at $19.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.75. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC provides mobile and fixed voice, broadband, and pay TV, as well as content and entertainment services in Russia, eastern Europe, and central Asia. Mobile Telesystems OJSC has a market cap of $19.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Mobile Telesystems OJSC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Mobile Telesystems OJSC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Mobile Telesystems OJSC Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.