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 37 points (0.2%) at 17,115 as of Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,639 issues advancing vs. 1,333 declining with 167 unchanged. The Services sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Burger King Worldwide ( BKW), down 2.3%, and Priceline Group ( PCLN), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Fastenal ( FAST), up 4.0%, Ctrip.com International ( CTRP), up 3.9%, Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL), up 3.2%, United Continental Holdings ( UAL), up 3.2% and Costco Wholesale ( COST), up 2.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Charter Communications ( CHTR) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Charter Communications is down $1.51 (-0.9%) to $158.09 on average volume. Thus far, 358,415 shares of Charter Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 931,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $158.08-$159.65 after having opened the day at $159.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $159.60. Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment, information, and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers in the United States. Charter Communications has a market cap of $17.2 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 16.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Charter Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Charter Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Charter Communications 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.