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. One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 22 points (0.1%) at 15,897 as of Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,497 issues advancing vs. 1,411 declining with 169 unchanged. The Technology sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Jabil Circuit ( JBL), down 21.4%, Micron Technology ( MU), down 8.4%, LinkedIn ( LNKD), down 5.4%, Telefonica Brasil S.A ( VIV), down 2.2% and Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ), down 1.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Nokia Oyj ( NOK), up 3.3%, Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), up 2.8%, Automatic Data Processing ( ADP), up 1.4%, China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU), up 1.3% and Intel ( INTC), up 1.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing is down $0.24 (-1.4%) to $16.84 on average volume. Thus far, 7.0 million shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.74-$17.03 after having opened the day at $17.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.08. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging, testing, sale, and marketing of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a market cap of $88.7 billion and is part of the electronics industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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.