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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 29 points (-0.2%) at 16,918 as of Monday, June 23, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,480 issues advancing vs. 1,509 declining with 147 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include

IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones

(

IRS

), up 3.0%,

Ocwen Financial

(

OCN

), up 1.8%,

Two Harbors Investment

(

TWO

), up 1.4%,

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings

(

NSM

), up 1.4% and

Brookfield Residential Properties

(

BRP

), up 1.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Altisource Residential Corporation

(

RESI

), down 10.5%,

Medical Properties

(

MPW

), down 2.0%,

Healthcare Realty

(

HR

), down 1.3%,

EPR Properties

(

EPR

), down 1.1% and

Extra Space Storage

(

EXR

), down 1.0%.

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

3.

HCP

(

HCP

) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, HCP is up $0.23 (0.6%) to $41.41 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of HCP exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.99-$41.63 after having opened the day at $41.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.18.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. HCP has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 13.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate HCP a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

HCP

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

HCP Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Weyerhaeuser

(

WY

) is up $0.22 (0.7%) to $31.30 on average volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Weyerhaeuser exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.01-$31.41 after having opened the day at $31.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.08.

Weyerhaeuser Company, a forest products company, grows and harvests trees, builds homes, and manufactures forest products worldwide. It grows and harvests trees for use as lumber, other wood and building products, and pulp and paper. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $18.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 1.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Weyerhaeuser a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Weyerhaeuser

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Weyerhaeuser Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Zillow

(

Z

) is up $1.41 (1.1%) to $135.82 on light volume. Thus far, 652,999 shares of Zillow exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $132.31-$136.95 after having opened the day at $134.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $134.41.

Zillow, Inc. operates real estate and home-related information marketplaces on mobile and the Web in the United States. The company owns and operates Zillow.com. Zillow has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 64.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Zillow a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Zillow

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

Zillow Ratings Report

now.

3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

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

).

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