All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 93 points (0.5%) at 17,674 as of Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,445 issues advancing vs. 542 declining with 141 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include

Howard Hughes

(

HHC

), up 3.5%,

Weyerhaeuser

(

WY

), up 1.7%,

Host Hotels & Resorts

(

HST

), up 1.7%,

Santander Consumer USA Holdings

(

SC

), up 1.7% and

Ally Financial

(

ALLY

), up 1.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Equity Residential

(

EQR

), down 1.1%,

Public Storage

(

PSA

), down 0.6% and

Welltower

(

HCN

), down 0.5%.

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

3.

CBRE Group

(

CBG

) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, CBRE Group is up $3.05 (8.8%) to $37.54 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.9 million shares of CBRE Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.85-$37.92 after having opened the day at $37.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.49.

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CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. The company operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services segments. CBRE Group has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate CBRE Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CBRE Group

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, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

CBRE Group Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Prologis

(

PLD

) is up $0.39 (0.9%) to $43.51 on light volume. Thus far, 630,169 shares of Prologis exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.07-$43.59 after having opened the day at $43.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.12.

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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 $22.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 0.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Prologis a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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,

American Tower

(

AMT

) is up $1.00 (1.0%) to $100.27 on light volume. Thus far, 818,210 shares of American Tower exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $99.27-$100.63 after having opened the day at $99.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $99.27.

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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 $42.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 16 analysts who rate American Tower a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

American Tower

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

American Tower 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

).