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 All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 65 points (-0.4%) at 15,111 as of Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,604 issues advancing vs. 474 declining with 57 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.25. Top gainers within the industry include Strategic Hotels & Resorts ( BEE), up 7.5%, Brookfield Residential Properties ( BRP), up 5.0%, Chimera Investment Corporation ( CIM), up 3.2%, Howard Hughes ( HHC), up 2.9% and SL Green Realty Corporation ( SLG), up 1.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include American Capital Agency ( AGNC), down 0.74, and Plum Creek Timber ( PCL), down 0.71. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Realty Income Corporation ( O) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Realty Income Corporation is up $1.04 (2.35) to $45.14 on average volume Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Realty Income Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.04-$45.43 after having opened the day at $44.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.10. Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate. Realty Income Corporation was founded in 1969 and is based in Escondido, California. Realty Income Corporation has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Realty Income Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Realty Income Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Realty Income Corporation Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.