Today's Top Performers In Technology

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 73 points (-0.4%) at 16,976 as of Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 593 issues advancing vs. 2,443 declining with 112 unchanged.

The Technology sector currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include 21Vianet Group ( VNET), up 29.6%, eBay ( EBAY), up 2.3%, ASML ( ASML), up 1.2%, China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU), up 1.1% and America Movil SAB de CV ( AMX), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Salesforce.com ( CRM), down 3.4%, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS ( TKC), down 3.0%, Electronic Arts ( EA), down 2.7%, Activision Blizzard ( ATVI), down 2.4% and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM), down 2.2%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

3. T-Mobile US ( TMUS) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, T-Mobile US is up $0.45 (1.5%) to $30.90 on average volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of T-Mobile US exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.59-$31.30 after having opened the day at $30.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.45.

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T-Mobile US, Inc. provides mobile communications services under the T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and GoSmart brands in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It offers postpaid and prepaid wireless voice, messaging and data services, and wholesale wireless services. T-Mobile US has a market cap of $24.6 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 9.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate T-Mobile US a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates T-Mobile US as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full T-Mobile US Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, SolarCity ( SCTY) is up $4.22 (5.9%) to $75.49 on average volume. Thus far, 3.4 million shares of SolarCity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.00-$75.90 after having opened the day at $71.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.27.

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SolarCity Corporation designs, installs, and sells or leases solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, and government entities in the United States. SolarCity has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the electronics industry. Shares are up 25.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate SolarCity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SolarCity as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full SolarCity Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Yahoo ( YHOO) is up $1.10 (2.7%) to $42.36 on heavy volume. Thus far, 28.3 million shares of Yahoo exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.50-$42.36 after having opened the day at $41.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.26.

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Yahoo! Inc. operates as a technology company worldwide. Yahoo has a market cap of $40.9 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are up 2.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Yahoo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Yahoo as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations 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 Yahoo Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the technology sector could consider Technology Select Sector SPDR ( XLK) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Technology ( REW).

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