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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 110 points (-0.6%) at 18,094 as of Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 978 issues advancing vs. 1,971 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Telecommunications industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU), up 1.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Telefonica Brasil ( VIV), down 4.5%, NTT DoCoMo ( DCM), down 1.9%, China Telecom ( CHA), down 1.8% and AT&T ( T), down 0.8%.

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

3. BT Group ( BT) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry higher today. As of noon trading, BT Group is up $0.54 (0.8%) to $70.00 on average volume. Thus far, 80,475 shares of BT Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 197,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.45-$70.00 after having opened the day at $69.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.46.

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BT Group plc provides communications services worldwide. The company operates through BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale, and Openreach segments. BT Group has a market cap of $57.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 12.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate BT Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates BT Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full BT Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, SK Telecom ( SKM) is up $0.69 (2.4%) to $29.20 on light volume. Thus far, 208,957 shares of SK Telecom exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 808,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.86-$29.21 after having opened the day at $28.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.51.

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SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunications services in Korea. SK Telecom has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate SK Telecom a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SK Telecom as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full SK Telecom Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, BCE ( BCE) is up $0.50 (1.1%) to $44.17 on light volume. Thus far, 438,466 shares of BCE exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.39-$44.21 after having opened the day at $43.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.67.

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BCE Inc., a communications company, provides broadband communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. The company operates through four segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless, Bell Media, and Bell Aliant. BCE has a market cap of $36.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate BCE a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates BCE as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 BCE 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 telecommunications industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Telecom ( IYZ) while those bearish on the telecommunications industry could consider ProShares Ult Sht Telecommunication ( TLL).

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