One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 4 points (0.0%) at 17,606 as of Monday, March 21, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,224 issues advancing vs. 1,702 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Telecommunications industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was America Movil SAB de CV ( AMOV), up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), up 3.3%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI.A), up 2.9% and AT&T ( T), up 1.1%.

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

3. China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU) is one of the companies pushing the Telecommunications industry lower today. As of noon trading, China Unicom (Hong Kong is down $0.23 (-1.8%) to $12.76 on light volume. Thus far, 100,191 shares of China Unicom (Hong Kong exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 411,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.76-$12.86 after having opened the day at $12.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.99.

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China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, an investment holding company, provides telecommunications services in the People's Republic of China. China Unicom (Hong Kong has a market cap of $31.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 7.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate China Unicom (Hong Kong a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates China Unicom (Hong Kong 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full China Unicom (Hong Kong Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, LM Ericsson Telephone ( ERIC) is down $0.10 (-1.1%) to $9.72 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of LM Ericsson Telephone exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.70-$9.82 after having opened the day at $9.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $9.82.

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) provides network equipment and software, and services for network and business operations worldwide. Its Networks segment delivers products and solutions for mobile access, Internet protocol (IP) and transmission networks, core networks, and cloud. LM Ericsson Telephone has a market cap of $32.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate LM Ericsson Telephone a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LM Ericsson Telephone as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full LM Ericsson Telephone Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, America Movil SAB de CV ( AMX) is down $0.18 (-1.2%) to $14.82 on light volume. Thus far, 989,400 shares of America Movil SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.78-$15.10 after having opened the day at $14.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.99.

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America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services in Mexico and internationally. It offers mobile and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, domestic, and international long-distance services, as well as network interconnection and public telephony services. America Movil SAB de CV has a market cap of $50.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate America Movil SAB de CV a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates America Movil SAB de CV as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full America Movil SAB de CV 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).