All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 18 points (0.1%) at 15,482 as of Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,893 issues advancing vs. 1,042 declining with 108 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include General Growth Properties ( GGP), up 1.7%, Brookfield Asset Management ( BAM), up 1.2%, Prologis ( PLD), up 0.9% and Health Care REIT ( HCN), up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Kimco Realty ( KIM) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Kimco Realty is up $0.20 (0.9%) to $22.54 on light volume. Thus far, 532,044 shares of Kimco Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.29-$22.60 after having opened the day at $22.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.34. Kimco Realty Corporation is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across North America. It is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of neighborhood and community shopping centers. Kimco Realty has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Kimco Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Kimco Realty as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Kimco Realty 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.