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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 137 points (0.8%) at 16,460 as of Monday, March 31, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,329 issues advancing vs. 681 declining with 134 unchanged. The Telecommunications industry currently sits up 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. China Telecom ( CHA) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry lower today. As of noon trading, China Telecom is down $0.26 (-0.6%) to $46.28 on light volume. Thus far, 20,603 shares of China Telecom exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 61,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.23-$46.56 after having opened the day at $46.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.54. China Telecom Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides wireline and mobile telecommunications services primarily in the People's Republic of China. China Telecom has a market cap of $36.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 8.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate China Telecom a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates China Telecom as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full China Telecom 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.