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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 88 points (-0.5%) at 17,785 as of Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,627 issues advancing vs. 1,333 declining with 171 unchanged.

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

Brookfield Asset Management

(

BAM

), down 1.3%,

General Growth Properties

(

GGP

), down 1.2%,

UDR

(

UDR

), down 1.1%,

Regency Centers

(

REG

), down 1.0% and

Realty Income

(

O

), down 0.8%.

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

3.

Public Storage

(

PSA

) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Public Storage is down $2.42 (-0.9%) to $252.81 on light volume. Thus far, 230,989 shares of Public Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 721,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $251.91-$256.16 after having opened the day at $255.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $255.23.

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Public Storage is an equity real estate investment trust. It engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. Public Storage has a market cap of $44.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 3.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Public Storage a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Public Storage

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Public Storage Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

American Tower

(

AMT

) is down $0.77 (-0.7%) to $105.29 on light volume. Thus far, 530,081 shares of American Tower exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $105.25-$106.30 after having opened the day at $105.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $106.06.

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American Tower Corporation is a real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. American Tower has a market cap of $45.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 9.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate American Tower a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

American Tower

as a

buy

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

American Tower Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Equinix

(

EQIX

) is down $3.63 (-1.0%) to $362.93 on average volume. Thus far, 258,753 shares of Equinix exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 658,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $361.54-$368.89 after having opened the day at $365.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $366.56.

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Equinix, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. Equinix has a market cap of $25.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 21.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Equinix a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Equinix

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Equinix 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

).