All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 76 points (-0.4%) at 17,528 as of Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,149 issues advancing vs. 1,775 declining with 160 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Host Hotels & Resorts

(

HST

), down 1.7%,

Hospitality Properties

(

HPT

), down 1.3%,

Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A

(

BAM

), down 1.2%,

Santander Consumer USA Holdings

(

SC

), down 1.2% and

Icahn

(

IEP

), down 1.1%.

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

3.

Vornado Realty

(

VNO

) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Vornado Realty is down $0.50 (-0.5%) to $100.66 on light volume. Thus far, 75,002 shares of Vornado Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 744,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $99.98-$101.02 after having opened the day at $101.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $101.16.

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Vornado Realty Trust is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It makes investments in commercial real estate properties to create its portfolio. The firm was formerly known as Vornado Inc. Vornado Realty has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 14.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Vornado Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Vornado Realty

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Vornado Realty Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Prologis

(

PLD

) is down $0.22 (-0.5%) to $43.02 on light volume. Thus far, 369,469 shares of Prologis exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.77-$43.19 after having opened the day at $42.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.24.

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Prologis Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm engages in the ownership, development, management, and leasing of industrial distribution and retail properties. Prologis has a market cap of $22.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 0.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Prologis a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Prologis

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Prologis Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Weyerhaeuser

(

WY

) is down $0.20 (-0.7%) to $30.14 on light volume. Thus far, 664,752 shares of Weyerhaeuser exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.84-$30.34 after having opened the day at $30.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.34.

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Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 15.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Weyerhaeuser a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Weyerhaeuser

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels 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

Weyerhaeuser 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

).