Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 30 points (-0.2%) at 15,089 as of Monday, May 13, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,245 issues advancing vs. 1,704 declining with 112 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include Omega Healthcare Investors ( OHI), up 2.1%, Realty Income Corporation ( O), up 1.8%, Digital Realty ( DLR), up 1.6%, Senior Housing Properties ( SNH), up 1.4% and Plum Creek Timber ( PCL), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Annaly Capital Management ( NLY), down 2.97, and Two Harbors Investment ( TWO), down 1.74. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Public Storage ( PSA) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Public Storage is up $0.95 (0.58) to $165.22 on light volume Thus far, 149,595 shares of Public Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 622,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $163.51-$165.34 after having opened the day at $164.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $164.27. Public Storage operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). 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 $28.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Public Storage a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. 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. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.