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 126 points (-0.8%) at 15,723 as of Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,087 issues advancing vs. 1,837 declining with 186 unchanged. The Telecommunications industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Telecom Italia SpA ( TI.A), down 1.6%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), down 1.2%, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMOV), down 1.2% and Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk ( TLK), down 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. BT Group ( BT) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry higher today. As of noon trading, BT Group is up $1.57 (2.5%) to $63.03 on heavy volume. Thus far, 54,276 shares of BT Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 64,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.40-$63.07 after having opened the day at $62.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.46. BT Group plc provides communications services worldwide. It operates in four segments: BT Global Services, BT Retail, BT Wholesale, and Openreach. The BT Global Services segment offers managed networked IT and consulting services to large corporate and public sector customers. BT Group has a market cap of $48.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate BT Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates BT Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full BT Group 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.