One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 27 points (-0.1%) at 18,429 as of Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,872 issues advancing vs. 1,043 declining with 148 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Equinix

(

EQIX

), up 1.4%. Top gainers within the industry include

CBL & Associates Properties

(

CBL

), up 12.2%,

Essex Property

(

ESS

), up 5.8%,

Apartment Investment & Management

(

AIV

), up 4.7%,

Taubman Centers

(

TCO

), up 4.2% and

Camden Property

(

CPT

), up 4.0%.

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

3.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings

(

SC

) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Santander Consumer USA Holdings is down $0.35 (-3.1%) to $11.05 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.94-$11.46 after having opened the day at $11.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.40.

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Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., a specialized consumer finance company, provides vehicle finance and third-party servicing in the United States. The company's vehicle finance products and services include retail installment contracts, vehicle leases, and dealer loans. Santander Consumer USA Holdings has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 28.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Santander Consumer USA Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Santander Consumer USA Holdings

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

CBRE Group

(

CBG

) is down $0.45 (-1.6%) to $28.35 on average volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of CBRE Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.21-$28.68 after having opened the day at $28.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.80.

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CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. It operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services segments. CBRE Group has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 16.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate CBRE Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CBRE Group

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

CBRE Group Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Digital Realty

(

DLR

) is down $3.28 (-3.0%) to $104.41 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Digital Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $101.36-$106.00 after having opened the day at $105.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $107.69.

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. Digital Realty has a market cap of $15.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 42.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Digital Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Digital Realty

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Digital Realty 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 real estate industry could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate

(

IYR

) while those bearish on the real estate industry could consider

ProShares Short Real Estate Fund

(

REK

).