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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 14 points (0.1%) at 17,085 as of Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,160 issues advancing vs. 1,849 declining with 136 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include TE Connectivity ( TEL), down 4.2%, LG Display ( LPL), down 3.7%, NTT DoCoMo ( DCM), down 1.9%, Kyocera ( KYO), down 1.7% and Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the sector include eBay ( EBAY), up 7.3%, Cognizant Technology Solutions ( CTSH), up 1.5%, Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ), up 1.1%, America Movil SAB de CV ( AMX), up 1.0% and Cisco Systems ( CSCO), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. NXP Semiconductors ( NXPI) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector lower today. As of noon trading, NXP Semiconductors is down $2.10 (-3.0%) to $68.18 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of NXP Semiconductors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.09-$70.28 after having opened the day at $70.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.28. NXP Semiconductors N.V. provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. NXP Semiconductors has a market cap of $17.0 billion and is part of the electronics industry. Shares are up 53.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate NXP Semiconductors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates NXP Semiconductors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full NXP Semiconductors 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.