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 58 points (-0.4%) at 15,461 as of Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 785 issues advancing vs. 2,161 declining with 94 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Voltari ( VLTC), up 1632.4%, CSR ( CSRE), up 178.3%, Sapient Corporation ( SAPE), up 13.9%, Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC), up 5.9% and Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), up 4.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include SunEdison ( SUNE), down 24.1%, SunPower Corporation ( SPWR), down 11.3%, United Microelectronics ( UMC), down 4.6%, Micron Technology ( MU), down 2.4% and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM), down 2.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. VimpelCom ( VIP) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, VimpelCom is up $0.50 (5.1%) to $10.38 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of VimpelCom exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.90-$10.45 after having opened the day at $9.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $9.88. VimpelCom Ltd., a telecommunications service operator, provides voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies. VimpelCom has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates VimpelCom a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates VimpelCom as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full VimpelCom 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.