Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our modelAll three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) trading up 153 points (1.0%) at 15,456 as of Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,106 issues advancing vs. 846 declining with 109 unchanged.The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Caplease (LSE), up 20.7%, Brookfield Residential Properties (BRP), up 4.3%, Icahn (IEP), up 4.4%, Howard Hughes (HHC), up 3.1% and CBRE Group (CBG), up 2.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include National Retail Properties (NNN), down 1.75, Brookfield Office Properties (BPO), down 1.21, General Growth Properties (GGP), down 0.84 and Ventas (VTR), down 0.60.TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:5. American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, American Realty Capital Properties is up $0.66 (3.99) to $17.20 on average volume Thus far, 2.2 million shares of American Realty Capital Properties exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.07-$17.70 after having opened the day at $17.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.54. American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties. American Realty Capital Properties has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 24.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate American Realty Capital Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.TheStreet Ratings rates American Realty Capital Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full American Realty Capital Properties Ratings Report now.Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.
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