NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- DCT Industrial (NYSE: DCT) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 18.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 6.6 times its average daily volume and trading down 12 cents (-2.1%) at $5.44 as of 12:35 p.m. ET. DCT Industrial has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. operates as a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm provides its services to companies. Through its fund, it engages in the ownership, operation, and development of real estate properties.

TheStreet Ratings rates DCT Industrial as sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full DCT Industrial Ratings Report.