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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.1%) at 15,403 as of Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,506 issues advancing vs. 1,423 declining with 115 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include CSR ( CSRE), up 179.0%, Apple ( AAPL), up 2.4%, Eaton Corporation ( ETN), up 1.8% and Verizon Communications ( VZ), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include BT Group ( BT), down 0.9%, and Telefonica ( TEF), down 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. LinkedIn ( LNKD) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, LinkedIn is up $6.88 (3.0%) to $239.69 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of LinkedIn exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $233.05-$239.90 after having opened the day at $234.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $232.81. LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. LinkedIn has a market cap of $21.8 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are up 102.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates LinkedIn as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full LinkedIn 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.