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 91 points (0.6%) at 16,492 as of Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,744 issues advancing vs. 1,239 declining with 163 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits down 1.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the sector include Mobile Telesystems OJSC ( MBT), up 3.8%, China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU), up 3.2%, VimpelCom ( VIP), up 2.8%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), up 1.9% and TELUS ( TU), up 1.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include AOL ( AOL), down 23.2%, Groupon ( GRPN), down 19.1%, Trimble Navigation ( TRMB), down 14.6%, Splunk ( SPLK), down 11.6% and SolarCity ( SCTY), down 9.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Activision Blizzard ( ATVI) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, Activision Blizzard is up $1.27 (6.6%) to $20.58 on heavy volume. Thus far, 10.0 million shares of Activision Blizzard exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.06-$20.78 after having opened the day at $20.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.31. Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through three segments: Activision, Blizzard, and Distribution. Activision Blizzard has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are up 8.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 18 analysts who rate Activision Blizzard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Activision Blizzard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Activision Blizzard 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.