Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 17,640 as of Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,119 issues advancing vs. 1,864 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Telecommunications industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was America Movil SAB de CV ( AMOV), up 1.6%.

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

3. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone ( NTT) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry lower today. As of noon trading, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone is down $0.41 (-1.1%) to $37.99 on light volume. Thus far, 61,918 shares of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 321,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.84-$38.00 after having opened the day at $37.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.40.

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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed and mobile voice related services, IP/packet communications services, telecommunications equipment, and system integration and other telecommunications-related services in Japan and internationally. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone has a market cap of $80.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 49.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Nippon Telegraph & Telephone a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Nippon Telegraph & Telephone as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Nokia Oyj ( NOK) is down $0.10 (-1.5%) to $6.71 on average volume. Thus far, 4.3 million shares of Nokia Oyj exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.66-$6.73 after having opened the day at $6.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.81.

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Nokia Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides network infrastructure and related services in Finland, the United States, Japan, China, India, the Russian Federation, Germany, Taiwan, Indonesia, Italy, and internationally. Nokia Oyj has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 13.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Nokia Oyj a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Nokia Oyj 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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Nokia Oyj Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Qualcomm ( QCOM) is down $1.66 (-2.7%) to $59.06 on average volume. Thus far, 6.3 million shares of Qualcomm exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.70-$60.91 after having opened the day at $60.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.72.

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QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. Qualcomm has a market cap of $94.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 18.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Qualcomm a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Qualcomm as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Qualcomm 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).